My Well-Earned $2.25

I recently got an e-mail with a very official-sounding "Schlesinger v. Ticketmaster Class Action Settlement" contained in the subject line. As an occasional concertgoer, I instantly recognized Ticketmaster but had no clue who Schlesinger is. After reading the email, I still have no idea who Schlesinger is. However, I am hoping that Mr/Ms. Schlesinger got a better … Continue reading My Well-Earned $2.25


Spring Weeding

There's a war occurring within just feet of where I am currently sitting. It's me vs. sentiment and I am winning this battle. I've embarked on a spring offensive aimed at shaking loose clutter in my home office. Specifically I am referring to employment papers that have sat in personal files of mine for years. It's time for them to go. … Continue reading Spring Weeding


"He was asking me a rhetorical question, and I gave an answer. And by the way, people -- from an academic standpoint, and asked rhetorically -- said that answer was an unbelievable academic answer." (Donald Trump, MSNBC 5/4/2016) Source: You Tube. Many of us in the United States are sorting through the ramifications of what … Continue reading Rhetoric

My Inner Woody

Men often get grief from women because of the easier time we have with fashion choices. I can certainly appreciate this. From skirts and dresses, pantsuits and blouses, and the dizzying array of bracelets, earrings, and necklaces, women do indeed have far more to consider when they dress. We men have it far easier. A … Continue reading My Inner Woody