Author Archives: Amy Ruiz Fritz

About Amy Ruiz Fritz

Wine drinker, LEGO minifigure enjoyer, movie watcher, furniture re-arranger, Nook reader, traveler, online shopper, aphorism collector, cheese lover, humor blogger?

Five Cat Road Trip Tips For Safe Travels

Kitty in hotel

At the end of May, we moved from Minnesota to California. It should only be a three-day trip, but since we had our kitty, Blanca, with us, we opted to make it a four-day trip. We did this to limit the number of hours our kitty had to be in the car per day. I spent many hours researching information… Read more »

Target, I love you, but we need to talk.

Empty shelves at Target

For the past 15 years or so, you have been going downhill, Target. The first five years, it was so gradual, I barely noticed it. Subconsciously I knew things were not the same, but when the garden centers closed and you added groceries to the stores, that’s when things went to hell. Don’t get me wrong. I like the fact… Read more »

My Take: Amazon Prime Day 2019 Deals

Amazon Prime Day 2019

Amazon Prime Day is July 15 & 16, 2019. It can be overwhelming to try and comb through the thousands of deals available. Some deals are only for a short period of time, while others will simply sell out before the end of the Prime Day period. Below I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite items. I will update… Read more »

Why I abandoned Facebook

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Why I quit Facebook

Basically, I reached my limit on the bullshit that Facebook feeds us. About a year after the election, I am done. Done seeing propaganda, done seeing racism, done seeing sexism. Done seeing people just be dumb. Facebook is like constantly having company over. You enjoy the social interaction at first, but after a while it’s time to go. With Facebook,… Read more »

Random thoughts on a Pokemon Go Raid

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Pokemon Go Raid

A Pokemon Go raid is a feature to the mobile game that is supposed to enhance game play.  There is an aspect to this feature that I wish Niantic would remove: Private groups in Pokemon Go raids. I hate private groups. They are totally high school cliques. If you don’t know anyone, you feel like an idiot begging to join… Read more »