Ramble On Ron

Diamonds, Music and other Facets of Life

Cash4Gold on the Super Bowl?

Well, Cash4Gold is buying a Super Bowl ad.  Let me let you in on a little secret.  They are a scam!  I’m not just saying this because they’re competition.   Forget about the fact that they do not require ID and don’t report their items to the state (as you are required to do as a [...]

The Important Things in Life

I just lost a buddy of mine and it makes me think about the stuff my grandparents always used to say.  Back when I was younger, they would always say stuff like, “If you got health, you got wealth” and “As long as you have your health” and other lessons that Jewish grandparents tell you [...]

Back to The Cold, Burger King is Doing it Right

Just got back from vacation to Florida.  Great seeing all of my Florida friends, hanging on the beach, even got a little jam session in.  Now I’m back and BAM!  It’s freezing.  When I left this morning for work it was 6 degrees.  Florida for the winter sounds like a plan, but it’ll be a [...]

How was 2008 for the BIG retailers?

Well, the fourth quarter numbers haven’t come out yet, but this Holiday season was a tough one for retail, especially jewelry and luxury.  According to National Jeweler, “online sales of jewelry and watches didn’t fare well this holiday season (Nov. 1-Dec. 24), falling 24 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the [...]

Larry David and Me

My life mirrors Larry David’s experiences in Curb Your Enthusiasm in so many ways.  From getting into an argument with the Chinese restaurant about the amount of shrimp put in a dish, to his other problems and misunderstandings, it’s really unbelievable.  Recently, I experienced an incident where this scene comes to mind: Oh well, what [...]