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Garmin Connect APP (2021) NO LONGER Show Monthly Step Totals!

by Anura Guruge

Click to ENLARGE.

From Garmin Forums. Yes, this is ALSO my gripe.

Click to ENLARGE. You can no longer get the WHOLE month. STUPID.

Click to ENLARGE. Luckily you can still get MONTHLY totals from the PC version.

Garmin has done it AGAIN. Thinking that any & all CHANGE is progress. No. No. Not so.

Why change something that was perfectly good.

I do want to see MONTHLY totals. Now I am screwed. I can’t get that on my phone. I have to logon to the PC version.

STUPID. Stupid.

Uncalled for. Who asked for this.

Give us both. Weekly & Monthly.

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The New Guruge Puppy, A ‘Newfoundland’ — Currently 7-Weeks (But Getting Her At 9)).

by Anura Guruge

The parents; father (brown), mother (black).

The Extended Family

I had thought that it would be at least February 2021 before we got a new dog to replace the much beloved ‘Maya’.

Well, the 14-year old had other ideas.

I paid a HEFTY deposit for this puppy today. SMILE.

It is a Newfoundland.

Never had one before. I like big dogs. Big dogs don’t bother me. I need a BIG dog to go on my long, rambling walks.

This dog is in Iowa, 1,250-miles away!

No, we are NOT having it shipped. We are going to go pick her up & drive her back … slowly.

She won’t be ready for another 2-weeks. 9-weeks.

Yes, you should be seeing a lot of her. SMILE.

We do NOT have a name for it — yet. SMILE.

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I Was Totally Clueless As To How Pervasive & Problematic ‘Puppy Mills’ Have Become In ‘Amish’ PA & OH.

by Anura Guruge

Of course I had heard of ‘puppy mills’ & knew of their existence. But, until a few days ago I had NO IDEA how widespread they were & what a serious problem they represent.


Yes, with the sad passing of ‘Maya’ we were on the market for a new dog. Though we, i.e., the adults, wanted to wait a few weeks (i.e., at least till February), not so with the kids — especially the 14-year old.

‘Maya’ was our BIG dog & I wanted another BIG dog. I like BIG dogs & have had BIG dogs, without break, for the last 30+ years.

We, or at least the 14-year old & I, talked ourselves out of another ‘Golden‘. We had had enough Goldens over the years. Wanted something different.

So, we started looking at ‘Bernese Mountain Dogs‘, “St. Bernard’s” & ‘Newfoundlands‘.

All the puppies we could find were in Pennsylvania or Ohio. That is when we started doing some research.


We nearly got burned yesterday. A lady I spoke to, in PA, was actually in the ‘Horrible Hundred’ list! YIKES.

As I keep of telling you, I always Google people before I start dealing with them. BINGO.

So, just giving you a heads up.


It has become a business. Dogs as livestock & some will argue that that is what they are.

But, I just wanted to give YOU a head’s up.

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No Wonder The Guys On The ‘Nugenix’ TV Ad Have Problems With ‘Performance’ — They Are FAT.

by Anura Guruge

I CAN’T, alas, escape this stupid & INSULTING TV commercial because it appears on the ‘Willow TVcricket channel, ad nauseum, with ‘FF’-disabled.

It makes me LAUGH.

I am 67 & I do NOT have any low testosterone issues & SURE have no problem ‘raising the flag’. I have plenty of energy & I feel GREAT.

No wonder these clowns have issues. They each need to lose about 40 bloody pounds.

Have you noticed that most ‘middle aged’ & older men who play golf are FAT. Can’t be a coincidence. Cut the GOLF, some walk 8-miles (a day) with me. SMILE.

Yes, there was a Trulicity commercial too — and I objected.

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US Postal Service (USPS) Now Having Trouble Chewing Gum & Delivering Mail At The Same Time.

by Anura Guruge

What my title should really say is: “The USPS can’t track packages & deliver at the same time“.

The tracking is basically the issue. Having to track items screws them up. I have learnt this over the last 3-years from similar experience. Doesn’t happen all the time, but happens MORE OFTEN than not.

Just recently when I was at my local post office I heard one of the ‘postals’ saying this to a customer who was inquiring why a tracked item was still in the system rather than having been delivered. TRACKING.

This is PRIORITY MAIL. 11-days & it has moved 58-miles!

Yes, the COVID Christmas of 2020 has exacerbated matters, but this is what we have in this country.

To be honest, I will just be glad if it just gets delivered.

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‘Prime Honda – Boston’ Charges A $500 Penalty IF You Want To Buy A Car CASH!

by Anura Guruge

So much for cash being king!

Wow. I have never heard of such a thing — & I have yet to find anyone else who has encountered this either.

I spoke to a friend who owns a car dealership. He thought I was pulling his leg. He, like so many others, will give you a discount for cash. When I bought one of my Jaguars, from a dealer, they would ONLY accept cash — & I mean cash as in $$$ bills!

This is crazy. Just tells you how much they must make from their FINANCING! Wow.

Plus, you have to finance at least $5,000. Stupid. Crazy.

No, I am not going to deal with them. SMILE.

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Metamucil Shortage Seems To Be Contrived — Excuse For Price Gouging?

by Anura Guruge

I was at our local Walmart (in Rochester, NH) on Saturday to get more ‘Metamucil‘ & the shelves were EMPTY again. They only had a few of the MOST expensive options, like $24 for 144 tsps. Crazy. Got me thinking. Somebody is doing quite well from this — Walmart among them.

We are now in December. This has been going on for over 8-months. No reason why Metamucil & Walmart could not have ramped back production.

Does not sound or seem correct. Is it price gouging using COVID as a convenient but irrelevant excuse? What do YOU think?

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Pope Francis, Who Like Trump Is So IMAGE-CONSCIOUS, Refuses To Wear A Mask.

by Anura Guruge

Click to access my post from a month ago.

The picture at the top is from today, Saturday, November 28, 2020, right after the latest cardinal creating consistory. That it was held during a pandemic raised eyebrows.

And like Trump, at all White House public gatherings, the pope refused to wear a mask. He is a law unto himself — like Trump.

Trump has done irreparable damage to the U.S. Presidency; Pope Francis to the papacy.

Both are into promoting a cult of personality.

The pope won’t wear a mask for the same reason as Trump. He thinks it will harm his looks. He is the pope. He should not be so vain.

But, vain he is.

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Rank Stupidity Of US Postal Service (USPS) Knows NO Bounds.

by Anura Guruge

This was a delivery — a Birthday present no less — to a rural, coastal Maine community.

It went out, from Amazon, from New Jersey, with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).

It got to the Rockland, Maine, Post Office with USPS. Now it was within 30-miles of ‘home’.

The bloody USPS then gave it to UPS. Gave it to UPS.

Didn’t they SEE that it was going to a PO Box?

Didn’t UPS see that it was going to a PO Box.

Bloody stupid.

Already spoken to Amazon. Yes, they will PAY. SMILE. That is beyond doubt or debate.

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