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Dear Governor Snyder: Enclosed is a bill for $130.54, which is the cost of a new tire for my car. I’m submitting it as a credit on my state income tax, since a giant Michigan pothole is responsible for ruining the
… finish reading Please Reimburse
Of late, I’ve taken to watching the news hour, first the local version and then the national one. Mostly what I’ve noticed is how much I can do in a thirty second commercial, especially if there is more than one
… finish reading In Thirty Seconds
A lot has happened since I wrote about Iowa over a week ago. Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos defied the prognosticators and won Super Bowl 50. Cam Newton didn’t handle it well. The new Barbie doll got extensive press,
… finish reading New Hampshire
I thought I was the only one who wondered why the NFL isn’t using Roman numerals for this year’s Super Bowl extravaganza. I mean it’s been a tradition since Super Bowl V.
I have a theory. Last year’s event was
… finish reading Where is L?
It’s been almost ten years since we visited some of the ports on this cruise; with the exception of the rebuilding of Grand Cayman, I was disappointed in what the decade has brought. Back then, the ships docked at local
… finish reading Reflections
I usually try to stay under the radar when going through airport security: nothing metal in my pockets, no belt, no shoes, remove computer from case, remove liquids from luggage. I’ve traveled enough to know the drill, but it didn’t
… finish reading Dangerous
I am fairly happy with Windows 7, but apparently Microsoft doesn’t think I should be. Now that Windows 10 has been on the market for almost six months, I regularly receive notification that I can download the newest version for
… finish reading Big Brother Microsoft
I read an article recently that said people who don’t look at Facebook for a week are less envious and less disgruntled. I don’t remember if the article cited scientific evidence or was reporting wishful thinking.
Still . . .
… finish reading Tuning Out
What is it about a compliment that makes the recipient queasy? The person offering it is giving a gift, one that could brighten a day, bring a smile, or even change an attitude.
But what often happens is that the
… finish reading Thank You