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A Renaissance Soul blogging on traveling, books, work, miscellany, and enjoying life.

Renaissance Soul Randomness

An eclectic mix off things that demanded my attention. Pushy little things, aren’t they?

Get your .blog domain!

As I mentioned in my previous post, there are lots of exciting announcements today! Here’s another one… If you’ve been looking for the perfect address for your blog, it’s about to get even easier. Millions of new .blog domain names (like yourname.blog) will be available this November — and starting today, you can apply to secure your own domain name. Interested? All of the deets are in the post below […]

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Noise Canceling Earbuds: Miracle or Waste of Money?

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This is a question I’ve asked myself for a while, but I’ll soon find out. Hoping the answer will be “miracle”. 🙂 After hearing many of my co-workers extol the benefits of noise cancelation to make air travel less sucky, I looked at quite a few reviews and such for noise-canceling earbuds and headphones. The consensus was “you get what you pay for” and that the inexpensive options weren’t worth […]

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Getting Help from Amazon by Phone

I’ve had quite a few friends and family wonder how to get an Amazon customer service rep on the phone, so instead of going through the instructions one-by-one, I thought I would publish them here and link people as needed. If this helps you as well, all the better! Cheers! STEP 1: Navigate to “Help” from the footer: STEP 2: Click on Help in Step 1 to get to this […]

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