The Difference Between Now and Then
Nostalgia

The Difference Between Now and Then

How times have changed. The difference between now and then changes drastically every decade. One evening a grandson was talking to his grandfather about current events. The grandson asked his grandfather what he thought about the school shootings, the computer age, and just things in general. The granddad replied, “Well, let me think a minute,…

Fender Skirts
Nostalgia

Fender Skirts, Curb Feelers, and Necker Knobs

I haven’t thought about fender skirts in years. When I was a kid, I considered it such a funny term. Made me think of a car in a dress. Thinking about fender skirts started me thinking about other words that quietly disappear from our language with hardly a notice. Like “curb feelers” and “steering or…

Dr Seuss on Old Age: Golden Years Poem
Humor

Dr. Seuss on Old Age and the Golden Years Poem

Every wonder what Dr. Seuss had to say about old age? Our favorite is the hypothetical Golden Years Poem. He never lacked imagination, so you know it would be pretty ridiculous and funny. Here’s our guess on what he’d have to say about the Golden Years of life. Dr. Seuss Golden Years Poem I cannot…

Future Television Programs Lineup
Senior Stories

Future Television Programs Lineup

I doubt if many of us who have reached our Golden Years had to worry too much about giving up our virginity to vote for any particular party but for one I am more than glad to see the long, long blitz of political television ads finally come to an end. As Seen on TV:…

Economic Collapse: Sinking & Swimming
Finance

Economic Collapse: Sinking & Swimming

A decade ago I was a millionaire – on paper at least – and today I have to keep an eye on every dollar to get by from month to month. It has been an exercise in sinking and swimming, an ode to our time, a symphony of economic scales that occurs at least once…

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