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2-4-23-38-46: Numbers that shall live in infamy

2-4-23-38-46, Mega Ball 23. If your Mega Millions ticket sported that combination last night, please know that you are loathed and envied all across the Fruited Plains and from sea to shining sea. Of course, if you just won a world record jackpot, you aren’t reading this little blog. So, never mind. What a crazy […]

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The Greybeard Chronicles: Why I said nothing at the moment of truth

What will you do when standing up means standing out? It is easy to talk tough until it is tough to talk. Everybody is ready to do something until something must be done.  The reason we revere the founders of America is because they pledged everything– their lives, their lands, their liberties– for a cause […]

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“Gimme a ‘B’! Gimme an ‘S’!” This Blogger Takes on Corporate Greed and Customer Satisfaction

We interrupt regularly-scheduled programming to call BS on a few business items of local and international interest… ♠First, the “Occupy Wall Street” movement and all the rancor over corporate greed is BS. Surely, by now, you have seen the doctored photo that pretty much says it all? If not, here it is:       […]

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Seven Steps to Becoming A One-Income Family (With Apologies to Autumn Giusti and Fox News)

I was perusing the news on the Internet this morning when I saw this headline: Seven Steps to Becoming a One-Income Family. I immediately understood the intended gist of the article. It was meant to help couples figure out how to trim expenses and whatnot in order to get their budget to a one-income accommodation […]

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Merle Haggard, Barack Obama, Rainbow Stew, Utopia, and Easter

Eatin’ rainbow stew in a silver spoon, Underneath that sky of blue. We’ll all be drinkin’ free bubble-ubb, An’ eatin’ that rainbow stew. Reading the news —and the divergent opinions— regarding health care reform and the general direction of the country, that old Merle Haggard tune came to mind. It reminded me to beware the […]

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