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The McDonald’s Daily Double: Are You Fooled?

McDonalds Sign "Try Our New Daily Double Just $1.99"

The McDonald’s sign that first attracted my attention to their “new menu item”

Ever since McDonald’s updated the design of their restaurant buildings from the crazy-clown red and yellow motif that seemed to eerily scream ‘come to me kids!’ to a more substantial and calming brick, glass, and yellow design with their built-in McCafe’s, I have frequented them much more often. Their image is heading in the right direction – different eating areas for kids, young folk, adults, seniors, etc. Muted tones. Fancier and more lifelike display of food on digital signage. It finally seemed like McDonald’s was going to re-image itself as a higher-end quick service type of restaurant. That was, until I got fooled by their Daily Double.

I had seen the sign driving by a local McDonald’s over the past few weeks suggesting I try a Daily Double. Finally last week, I decided to try this new ‘deal’. At first, I thought it Continue reading

The ‘How to Prep Your Breakfast When Your U-Haul is Still Packed’ Puzzle

Yes, the picture is blurry. Yes, I am sitting on a Queen Size Mattress with the roof 1″ from my head. Yes, that is a toaster oven I just climbed over everything I own to get to it in the U-Haul …

Okay – so call me crazy, deranged, whatever; at least I knew that in the morning I was  really wanting to have a nice, warm and toasted McDonald’s Southern-Style Chicken Biscuit when I woke up in my new apartment. But since I already purchased several for my family which had already eaten this morning when they showed up to help me load the U-Haul, I felt obligated to eat those before I bought any more. Yes, I could have just gone to McD’s tomorrow – but this was a puzzle that I had just enough energy and ridiculousness to solve tonight.

Puzzle Objective: I will want a chicken biscuit in the morning.

State of Puzzle: I have four uneaten sitting in the frig now. Everything took too long today, and I didn’t sign my lease until 9:45pm. The U-Haul truck is still packed. I am sleepy. I am slightly frustrated that Continue reading