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Shoplifting Just Keeps Getting Tougher
In a world full of cameras and alarms, I imagine it's tough being a shoplifter. I was in Albertsons today and was told by the check out lady that I would need to back up and let her login to her register, then bring the cart forward again. Apparently, it needs to be acknowledged that the cart…
What's Your Kid's Most Expensive Hobby?
Dance is my girl's thing. I am grateful that she has something that she works to get better at. It's good physical exercise and has many lessons (dedication, reward, etc.) that translate into lifelong, beneficial concepts. However...IT'S EXPENSIVE! Not only the tuition costs, but …
Taking Your Kid To See Jeff Dunham?
I've never seen the live show in person, but from watching the clips, I'm inclined to say 12 and up have probably heard this stuff unless you run a really tight ship. There is the occasional curse word which doesn't bother me, but the sexual innuendo might be a little over the top for…
No Chalky Hearts This Valentines Day, First Time Since 1901
I read today that the classic (and most popular) Valentines Day candy, the conversation hearts, will not be produced this year. Those classic candies were manufactured by Necco which went out of business last July. The company name was acquired by another company, Spangler, but they were unable to…
Montana Healthcare Pricing Now Online
As of January 1st, 2019, hospitals are required to post their prices online in an effort to be more transparent and provide people with at least some basic information on what they're actually spending.
Help Billings Get a Playground for All Kids
These days I realize that Richard was not only missing out on the physical things that his paralysis excluded him from, but he was also missing the chance to get to know other kids. It seemed like that was just another thing that a kid in a wheelchair had to endure; it seemed okay. That shouldn&ap…
YouTube Banning Dangerous Challenge Videos
With some things I have the attitude "just let evolution do its job", and it will with a lot of these people, but I think youtube taking away this massive platform will discourage people who are banking on going viral and cashing in.