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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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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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Spreadable Chocolate Klout

I’ve got a ton of Klout. It says so on the card that came in the box that was delivered yesterday. Yep. Evidently, a ton of klout is worth at least 13 oz of Hershey’s chocolate spread.  Heard of it? … 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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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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Racing For Funds

The countdown has begun! There are only 51 days left! Yesterday, I helped launch an indiegogo campaign. The race to fund the HCLE Virtual Museum finally began to move. There are other countdowns commencing, things that can make a person … Continue reading

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Gnawing On A Rock

“He’s worrying that like a dog gnaws a bone.” It is good to take time to consider, well, anything; mostly because for many, it is uncommon to take time for contemplation in today’s frenetic world. A dog knows there’s always … Continue reading

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Frugal Examples

Great ideas come from outside my head. Imagining that we can do everything ourselves, being the ultimate independent, and exclusively self-made person may be noble ideals, marvelous accomplishments, and possibly delusions. As someone recently said, “you didn’t build that“, which … Continue reading

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