Tag Archives: Money

America’s Love Affair with the Automobile

An automobile is a big chunk of the False Freedom we all enjoy. Far too many people are caught up in a feed-back loop of buying a car to get to work in order to pay for the car to … Continue reading

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The Accountant

This pertains to the husband of The Hobbyist. Presumably, an accountant is relatively smart. Also presumably, an accountant is formally educated if not to say college degreed and licensed for his profession. Presumably, an accountant can count past ten without … Continue reading

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Shipping and Handling

Dear Shutterfly, Just what part of the term “FREE” do you not understand? I believe that anyone who uses that term engages in FALSE ADVERTISING. I believe those who do should all be arrested and publicly flogged. In large print … Continue reading

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Little Eddie Gein

True stories are the best kinds of stories and this, I think, is no different. A while ago my elder brother dropped a bit of a bomb on me. He claims to have gone to school with none other than … Continue reading

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Memory – The First Thing To Go

He: “Excuse me sir, I wonder if you might have some spare change.” (Looking down and away all kind of shifty-eyed behind his glasses) He continued: “Somebody was supposed to pick me up but they never showed. I just need … Continue reading

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The American Flyer

It was back in the early days of public school desegregation and cross-town busing that a young, dare I say white, couple, living just down the block decided it was time to move out of town. Being as I am … Continue reading

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