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DEATH OF THE MALL

RETAIL WORKERS ARE QUITTING AT RECORD RATES FOR HIGHER PAYING WORK: “MY LIFE ISN’T WORTH A DEAD-END JOB” The Washington Post, June 21, 2021 I don’t miss malls except for the kiosk where they sold watch batteries and Annie’s where… Read More ›

GETTING HACKED

There have been a lot of big hacks lately. Mostly these have been called ransomware attacks. They’ve hit an oil company, hospitals, electric companies. They also, rather casually, will attack anyone else they can, even if it’s for just a… Read More ›

THE PRICE OF TRUST

Nothing is the way it used to be. A couple of weeks ago, I needed some new nightwear. Nothing fancy. Not interested in lingerie. That’s for display, not sleeping. I’m talking about the ubiquitous sleep tee. For years, I bought them from L.L. Bean…. Read More ›