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[callout]This was the first blog post when Fried Cheese Balls was a separate site.[/callout] Whew. Finishing this first strip took well over a month. It shouldn’t have taken that long but I procrastinated. Putting yourself out there is kinda scary – but now it’s done & there’s no going back. The comic itself has been … Read more

How to use an American Express gift card on Amazon

When using the Amex prepaid card for the first time to make the Amazon Gift Card purchase, Amazon will temporarily pull an additional $1 pre-authorization resulting in a declined transaction. The reason is Amazon will try to draw $101 from the Amex card with only $100 value. In order to complete the purchase, you have … Read more

How to improve your productivity

I’m always looking for ways to improve productivity.  Rather than just working more, I want to work smarter and get more done in less time.  That gives me more time for the things I really want to do in life, like spending time with my family or just plain relaxing.  I found this video today … Read more

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