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Most of us work to support our habits and save passion for the things we choose to do in our off-hours. We pursue hobbies like… Collecting stamps, coins, or art Reading or writing Hiking or swimming Sewing or gardening Playing … Continue reading
Right about now, a lot of you are thinking of ways to improve yourself in the coming year; in other words, you’re making your 2017 New Year’s resolutions. Bad idea. Nobody keeps those for more than a week – two … Continue reading
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
It’s hard to make a living as a writer, no matter how talented you are. And if you’re a poet? Forget about it. Poetry doesn’t pay. It may sound romantic to starve in a freezing attic in Paris, but the … 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