Yesterday I had a Starbucks latte made with the company’s Versimo pod system during a demo in a store. And I got to thinking about whether or not it was a better deal economically to use the pod system versus buying my drinks in the Starbucks store.
The prices for the machine and the pods are as follows:
(All product prices via Starbucks.com)
Verismo Machine - $199.00
Latte Pods (8 servings each espresso and milk) - $12.95
Milk Pods (12) - $12.95
I have been around some Thanksgiving tables that adhere to the tradition of everyone saying what they are thankful for. I have been deployed twice, so naturally, “I’m thankful I’m not deployed” is an easy beg-off. It’s what folks expect to hear, and they get another chance to pull out their “Support the Troops” shtick before it disappears.
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I've previously posted about the fact that I'm planning on participating in the Bataan Memorial Death March in 2013; in a nutshell, I'll be walking a marathon with a thirty-five pound ruck on my back. Right now I'd like to cover the pack itself; I'll cover what I'm carrying and how I train in another post.
I have to say this before I start. Any statements that I make with regard to…