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Yeah. No, really. This happened. And it was every bit as magical as you can imagine, times 5 bazillion. My niece, Kelly, recently moved to Maine. My daughter, Liz, and I made plans to fly out and visit her and … Continue reading
I was thrilled when Michelle W., WordPress editor and semi-colon expert extraordinaire, asked me to join a round-table with other humorists. I thought I’d use Sir Laughs-a-lot for my knightly title. And, of course, I assumed we would get chain … Continue reading
S & P 500: This stands for the Standard & Poor’s 500, which is an index based on the common stock of 500 large, American companies listed on the NYSE. I check this index often because I dabble in the stock … Continue reading
Have you ever started an advice column without remembering a thing about it? Apparently I did. That’s the only way to explain all the requests for advice I’ve gotten lately; requests which, I might add, somehow landed in my spam … Continue reading
It has been 5 years almost to the day since I started a blog. Given how ephemeral these electronic flashes of word and image can be, that makes me an elder statesman. Practically a blogging Methuselah. My first post was … Continue reading
I’m convinced that the secret to good writing is effective rewriting. I’m also convinced that I take it too far. How I envy the easy, breezy, off-the-cuff writer. That’s not me. I’m a serial “tweaker.” No, I don’t mean “twerker” … Continue reading
Not counting Freshly Pressed, this is the post that gets the most views on this blog. It’s clear that the topic is one of grave concern for all, so I’m reposting as a public service. You’re welcome. I have a … Continue reading
I love you. I hate you. I love your wonderful words, spun out like thread, woven into intricate tapestries that are by turns gossamer light or substantial as a good, wool blanket. I love your glorious images; photos that capture … Continue reading