Rants & Raves

Just me venting, nothing exciting. I will use this as my soapbox.

Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center

Hospital Visits

October 29, 2023

Hospital Visits Mrs. Average unfortunately had to spend a couple of nights at the local hospital for some surprise medical issues. She is fine and well now, but I do have some comments about how big business like HCA Hospitals just doesn’t get it. Here is the story and just a...

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Birth Certificate

September 29, 2023

Birth Certificate My wife and I recently filed for our Passports. Of course, this requires all of our vital records to be sent to the Department of State for them to sit on for several months. My wife was worried that her very fragile birth certificate would be destroyed, so...

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5 Guys and Grubhub+

5 Guys and Grubhub

September 23, 2023

5 Guys and Grubhub+ My wife and I were not feeling the best, we didn’t want to be around people, so we decided to make it a night in. Through our Amazon Prime membership, we had a free year of Grubhub+. She decided on Five Guys and sadly that was...

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Talking Loudly On Your Phone

September 16, 2023

Talking Loudly On Your Phone Setting: You are in a grocery store and you hear a phone ring and the person an aisle over answers and talks so loudly that you can clearly hear the conversation. You are not eavesdropping, you are not straining to hear it, in fact, you...

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Restaurants Are Disappearing Quickly

September 8, 2023

Restaurants Are Disappearing Quickly Why can we not seem to find a local restaurant that is worth a crap? We used to go to this local small mom-and-pop place called “The Pub“, but they sold it and the new owners really don’t seem to want to focus on the restaurant...

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Death of customer service - Here Lies Our Beloved Custom Service

The Death of Customer Service

September 6, 2023

The Death of Customer Service It is official, ‘Customer Service’ is dead, RIP Customer Service. It seems that people just don’t care or try anymore, it is sad. Yesterday, I called Walgreens about a prescription I had. At the end of the short conversation, instead of saying “goodbye” or maybe...

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