Tag Archives: Blogging

The Concept Of Last Christmas

The seed may admittedly been planted for this post by a combination of factors, most notably being the cashier at our local movie theater suddenly starting to give me a Senior discount in the last few weeks without my asking … Continue reading

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Thinking Past And Presents As Holidays Begin

In May 2013 a columnist by the name of Craig Wilson took his final bow after a buyout from his employer, USA Today. He wrote a Wednesday column called “The Final Word” for more than sixteen years. His weekly writing – … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans Of Mice And Men Often Go Awry

Our title comes via the poet and lyricist Robert Burns (whom my father either was or was not named after). Some background. I have another WordPress web site (sportsattitudes) where I remind readers on occasion why I rarely make predictions. … Continue reading

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Death? I’ve Got Options

For whatever reasons a couple of days ago…after all the years living where I do…I noticed there are three funeral homes all within but six miles of my residence. Heck…two of them are directly across the street from each other. … Continue reading

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Mr. Robot Season Finale – The Intersection Of Entertainment And Reality

USA Network postponed last evening’s scheduled season finale of their drama series “Mr. Robot” for one week because the episode reportedly contains a scene with similarities to the real-life horror that occurred on live television yesterday morning in Virginia. So … Continue reading

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This Week In Finance – Reviewing One’s 401K

If a picture indeed is worth a thousand words…it also is worth a thousand dollars…or much, much more depending on your portfolio. Hang in there folks. What goes up…must come down. At least that’s what they tell us…

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Christmas Decorates Our Lives When Decorations Are From Our Hearts

During a Christmas Season several years back, I read a column by USA Today writer Craig Wilson…who always has a unique, thoughtful take on even the most take-for-granted aspects of life. The article is not just about the emotion of … Continue reading

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Whatcha Listening To These Days?

I think we’re at least periodically supposed to reveal and share personal things about ourselves in these blogs we craft, right?  Lighten up on the subject matter once in a while and slightly peel back the onion that…is…us. After being inconsistent on … Continue reading

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Christmas Decorates Lives When Decorations From The Heart

During a Christmas Season years back, I read a column by USA Today writer Craig Wilson…who always has a unique, thoughtful take on even the most take-for-granted aspects of life. The article is not just about the emotion of this time of year, … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: TV Show Wants Ratings And That’s Bad

This could be the strangest thing you’ve read in recent memory…or long-term memory…or ever. I am not making this up.  Evidence is on your news stands and grocery store magazine racks…TV Guide Magazine for the period July 11-17, 2011. On the back page TV Guide … Continue reading

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Hit Snooze With Your TV On…You’ll Be Sorry

Thought it was a pretty good idea all these years to gently wake up via a combination of my alarm clock snooze function and having the television quietly playing in the background…until today. If I help just one other person this … Continue reading

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Goodyear Has Tire Amnesia

Have you heard Goodyear Tire’s latest radio campaign where they claim four of five drivers can’t name the brand of tires on their cars?  They refer to this as “tire amnesia.”  This is some sort of medical issue they feel we … Continue reading

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