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  • Google Putting Their Name On Everything….Now Wallet

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    It seems that nowadays, Google has put it's name on almost every word...well not every word. Google Images, Google Documents, Google Pages, Google Voice etc...the list goes on and on. Gene Marks of Forbes discusses more about the pros and cons of the Google Wallet in his article Google Launches The Ultimate Job Killer.

    Yesterday I wasted four and a half hours of my time.

    Three of those hours were spent watching the Eagles lose to the New York Giants.  The remaining hour and a half was spent food shopping with my wife at our local supermarket.  There will be enough people writing about the football game today.   So let’s focus on the food shopping.

    Which my wife and I hate with a passion.   We have three teenage kids.  We spend hundreds of dollars every Sunday purchasing chips, cereal, pizza bagels, frozen pretzels and the occasional banana and a roast chicken, all of which gets consumed no later than Wednesday.  Which is when the complaints of “there’s never any food in this house” begin.   To which one of us responds: “Then just order a pizza and leave me alone.”  And before we know it, it’s Sunday again and the whole cycle begins once more.

    Food shopping is one of the last remaining exercises in un-productivity left in this civilized world.   You walk around the store, putting things in your cart.  When you’re done putting things in your cart you then stand in line at the check out counter.  Then you take everything out of your cart and put them on a conveyer belt so someone can run the items through a scanner.  Then another person takes those items and puts them back into your cart, this time in bags (I often do the bagging myself, but for some reason my local Acme employs people who frequently battle with me for this opportunity).  After you pay, you then wheel the cart to your 2004 Honda Odyssey with 105,988 miles on it (please God let it last two more years) and put the bags in your car.  Then you drive home.  Then you carry the bags into the house.  Then you yell at your teenage kids to help you put the stuff away.  Which they do.  Grudgingly.  And then you empty all the bags and put the stuff you bought on your shelves or in your fridge.

    Read more at Forbes

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