Archive for the 'Advice' Category
About once a week I get a call from some company offering to improve my Web site’s placement on Google. These people offer, for sometimes a lot of money, to spam the Internet on my behalf. It’s very annoying. On the rare occasion that I don’t immediately hang up, I will often [...]Read More..>>
My friend CW just sent me this link regarding the Tucson Padres v. Reno Aces game this Friday. For 15 bucks you not only get to see the game, you get eight margaritas!
C wanted to know if he can count on these folks to honor their contract when he shows up at the drink [...]
I wrote below about my frustration with Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy Alvaro Arizpuru, who ticketed a spate of cyclists on Mt. Lemmon earlier this year because he seemed to believe that it was unlawful to ride a bicycle to the left of the fog line.
I am told that he got schooled a little bit in [...]
If you want to legally drive a car in Arizona, you have to have liability coverage that protects anybody you might accidentally hit.
The problem is, if you want to, you can carry just $15,000 worth of such coverage — an amount that has remained unchanged since it was first set by the Arizona Financial Responsibility [...]
I have finally had it with Rural Metro. I have had enough complaints from my clients about them that I am beginning to wonder if this is even a legitimate company.
Like most states, Arizona has a statute that allows ambulance services to charge for their services even if the person they treat was not [...]
From the NYT today:
The daily activities most associated with happiness are sex, socializing after work and having dinner with others. The daily activity most injurious to happiness is commuting. According to one study, joining a group that meets even just once a month produces the same happiness gain as doubling your income.
Did someone say Tuesday [...]Read More..>>
Readers of this blog know that I have recommended fighting those stop-sign tickets you get on your bike if you are pulled over by Tucson Police Department officers. As I have often stated in this blog, you aren’t going to win (most likely) on fighting the ticket, but what you can do is get [...]Read More..>>
From my friend C, and from my other friend Monique:
Monique’s bike was stolen 3-1-10 outside the art building at the U of A. It’s a spray painted brown track bike with a typewriter sticker on the head tube and a sticker that says “my bike takes me places that school never could” on [...]
An attorney friend of mine with a lot more experience in criminal defense than I have (or probably ever will) has told me that he does not agree with my assessment that our recent appellate wins on the “riding as close as practicable to the right-hand side of the roadway” issue will diminish the number [...]Read More..>>