Tag Archives: Facebook

Social Media Really

Why? Why Like, Follow, Plus, Connect, or Subscribe to someone? Why not? It’s free, isn’t it? It’s worthless, isn’t it? Skip the pleas from Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and WordPress and Blogger. They aren’t free, really. They aren’t worthless, … Continue reading

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Tax Inequity Increase

“I paid lower taxes when I was rich.” I said that last year. This year proves it out even more. Income was down about 40%. Income tax was up about 40%. I was traumatized by the numbers. Surely our system … Continue reading

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Borrow A Bowl For A Bash

Borrow a bowl! Why yes, I’d be happy to. Why borrow a bowl? Because I had something to celebrate. A community helped, which meant the celebration would be more than just me. That sounded like a party, a bash. Got … Continue reading

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Rube Goldberg Manages Healthcare

Rube Goldberg would be proud. My journey through the officially mandated revision to my health care plan led me on a far adventure with grand vistas and worrisome territories. I was sure that I’d be shunted aside on detours, but … Continue reading

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No News Is No News

No News is Good News. Really? That phrase seems like it is only true about half the time. The other half is No News is Bad News. The third half is No News is No News. (Go ahead, check that … Continue reading

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How Far We Have Come

Spy cameras were probably never this good. Saturday I’ll help teach a class in iPhone Photography, but I’ll take creative license and talk about how to take pictures with tiny cameras. I’ll take license partly because tiny cameras are everywhere, … Continue reading

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Simple Social Media Choices

Social media. We’ve got to come up with a better term for it than that. That’s like calling a dance party an “aerobics and conversation congregation”. Yes it may be correct, but “dance party” is a lot more fun. I’m … Continue reading

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Timing Good News Maybe

A blog in two parts: Tuesday Evening and Wednesday Evening Tuesday Evening They said yes! Evidently they liked what I’ve done enough. I asked my two biggest clients (NRM & HCLE) if they’d double  my hours. Yes. And in one … Continue reading

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A Possible Prelude Of Optimism

I have a litany of optimism. Regular readers have read it before: stocks, consulting, books, photos, house sale, windfalls. I’ve spent the last three years recovering from stagnant finances that then imploded. My litany of optimism has been a daily … Continue reading

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My Jobs Report Month 24

Cheers to all who’ve followed my job search. Your monthly vigil is over, not because I got a job but, because applying for jobs through ads and applications seems to be an anachronism – at least for middle-aged guys who … Continue reading

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