Mike's Place

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  • Unreal Movies during the Pandemic

    Posted: May 16, 2021 | Comments: 0

    During the pandemic, I was able to catch up on some TV series and movies thanks to subscribing to several different streaming services (Netflix, Hulu and others).  I was binge watching throughout the furlough from my (previous) employment.  Then I found a position with another company. But this is about
  • Credit and Loan Scams. In debt? Many will help you get into more debt!

    Posted: February 28, 2020 | Comments: 0

    When I mention "loan" in this post, I am not referring to an auto loan or mortgage on a house.  Although a few auto loan companies operate with the same mentality as those I mention below, most are legitimate businesses. I am going to focus on the credit and loan
  • Phrases We Can “literally” Do Without

    Posted: January 23, 2020 | Comments: 0

    The English language (America's version anyway) is always changing.  Words are added and removed from the dictionary.  People make up their own words and phrases.  Some get accepted by society and some don't. There are a few words or phrases that I really cannot stand to hear.  They are either
  • Budget Rent A Car, Denver International Airport = customer service hell

    Posted: November 1, 2019 | Comments: 0

    Planning a trip to Denver, Colorado.  The hotel website offered options to book a rental car, this one being through Budget Rent A Car.  Of course, the hotel probably gets some kickback by advertising the car rental company - a referral bonus.  Many companies do this and it is usually
  • Damn, how much light do you need?

    Posted: September 26, 2019 | Comments: 0

    (The photos in the post do not necessarily reflect that product or particular vehicle.  The pic(s) are just generic for show) I get it.  It's dark on the interstate or on a back road and US, state and county roadways.  Yes, it is dark.  Most people's eyes adjust in darkness.