The new breed of telephone scammers don’t wait for someone to say hello to rip someone off. One such scam is they make repeated calls to you and disconnect after one ring. They know this will spur people into calling back the displayed number. If you call the area codes such as 268, 664, and…Read more »
Beverage companies advertise sports drinks as a healthy way to keep you well-hydrated. The truth is shocking. The ingredients in the sports drinks will not hydrate you and are actually detrimental to your health. A typical sports drink contains high fructose corn syrup and artificial sweeteners. It has two-thirds of the sugar content of soda,…Read more »
As spring approaches and many of us go through stuff to be discarded, stop and reflect. While doing volunteer work, I found out that St. Vincent’s sticks things aside for the homeless. Don’t toss out your back packs. Apparently, this is a hot item for the homeless.
The high demand and supply in the USA of sexual and labor trafficking contributes to the human trafficking problem. Young adults, male and female as young as twelve, are victims of this serious crime. Less than 10% are kidnapped. Many victims were sold by someone they knew. They are targeted by their vulnerabilities. Victims may…Read more »
Looking for a job is hard work and the last thing you need is identity theft while searching for employment. Today’s job market begins and ends online. It might be easier to apply and look for work online, but the ease of sophisticated threats directed at job seekers is new. Before entering personal information online,…Read more »
Hackers have figured out a way to hijack cell phones and steal the valuable information. The criminal contacts the cell provider of the victim and requests a transfer of service from old phone to a new one. They provide the phone company with the last four digits of the victim’s social security number and a…Read more »
I saw this club sign in Juneau and thought it was funny.
I have to voice a complaint, after listening to the news this morning. First, the airline companies raised the rates and stated it was because of the price of gas. Then they started charging for baggage. Certain airlines now charge for your seat, after you’ve booked your flight. And to top it off, now the…Read more »
I heard a waitress yelling at a person while I was waiting for my meal to arrive. She told the man, “Sir, you can’t come in here.” She forced him outside. She came to my table and apologized for the man stinking up the restaurant. I paid for my meal and on my way out,…Read more »
I have heard stories about the depression era and other histories of Seattle, but this one caught me by surprise. I thought I would share it. In 1882, the public was outraged by the ineffective police response, increased lawlessness, and lenient court systems. After a popular merchant had been robbed and murdered, an organized vigilante…Read more »