Preach!: Sheets and Comics

Preach!: Sheets and Comics

(Preach! will be an occasional Sunday feature with personal endorsements of products, stores and services. I plan to do one Chicago recommendation and one anywhere-in-the-world recommendation.) Pinzon Flannel Sheets Persuaded by their near-flawless rating, I ordered these sheets from Amazon at the beginning of winter.  They're perfect.  Our bedroom is the coldest room in the apartment [...]

Budget Marti vs. Amazon

Three days after I ordered our TV, Amazon dropped the price by $20.  Normal Marti would have thought “eh” but Budget Marti thought “Maybe they do price adjustments!”  I used their “Call Me” service (which is genius) and the conversation went like this: M: Do you offer price adjustments? A: No, I’m sorry, the price [...]

oh man oh man oh man

Oh man oh man oh man: I bought this today!  The low price and the free shipping and the “Only 1 left in stock - order soon” was too much for me to resist!  Plus, it was 4:30 and I was really bored at work. We used this sander in my woodworking class and I [...]