The Dunkin' Donuts Buttered Bagel Battle

This amused me.


Sometimes, the ripoffs that are the most frustrating are the smallest ones: small transactions that are repeated thousands of times and eventually add up to some real money. Brian has one such issue with his local Dunkin’ Donuts outlets: they keep charging him too much for a bagel with butter. Seems petty, doesn’t it? They charge him for a bagel with spread, then charge separately for the butter, at a difference of $1 for every bagel. If he buys a bagel five days a week, fifty weeks a year, that’s $250 over the course of a year. He could be halfway to buying an iPad, just on butter overcharges.

I have been having an ongoing problem at 5 different Dunkin Donuts throughout the [redacted] suburbs. I have been overcharged and shortchanged. Last year, around this time, I had a one hour conversation with a regional manager, who, in appreciation of…

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Season of Sorrow: It is well with my soul

Be mindful of your soul’s state.. It can be well with your soul.

My dearest friend, thank you.

True rest

Amazing lady.

To you, wherever you are today

Wisdom from a wonderful woman of God.

My Jesus I Love Thee: Evangelyna’s Song

Another masterpiece. Thanks, friend, for reminding me and everyone who knew Vangie, what a great testament to Christ she was… As are you!

Why I have issues with #CFsucks

Written by an amazing and dear friend.

My first column

My first column

I wrote this for one of the newspapers, The Banner, where I also work as the editorial assistant, calendar, obituary and good news editor.

Why we do what we do

When the little girl tip-toed into the room, no one thought much of it.

But then the girl’s father followed her in suit, tip-toeing as gently as his daughter.

The room became silent.



Pen and ink sketch