Life Lessons & How Tos

Time & Talents

As we age we definitely have a couple of secret weapons in our time and talents. While many of us have kept up with modern technology, we retain the Talent to write letters, something younger generations rarely, if ever, stoop from their high-tech platforms to do. And, we have the time to do it. Last…

Senior Stories

Now They’ve Taxed My Cat

I had an old calico cat for 17 of the 25 years I lived in the Florida Keys. After she died there was a void that is hard for a dog person to explain. I grew up in the country where cats were for keeping down the mouse population and rarely became house pets. Besides…

Finance Political

Is Your Square Getting Larger or Smaller?

Much of my writing over the years has been related to economics and economic conditions. When people ask me what I do I often tell them I am a “theoretical economist.” Just what is that they ask? My reply: “I study economic trends and try to augur from them some vision of what we might…

Finance Retirement

Car Shopping: A New Retirement Sport

About once a year I take my wife car shopping. It’s one of the greatest sports I’ve found to occupy a few hours of our leisure time, a more or less inexpensive Sport of Kings if you can keep it all in perspective. To keep it in perspective all you need is a calculator. No…

Senior Stories

Football Revival

Fall is one of my favorite seasons because I love football. The problem with being a Geezer living on a limited income is that I can’t afford the tickets for the big games anymore. I fell in love with football when I was a young reporter and got to work the sidelines in the famous…


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