January 31, 2019
So, as on cue, we get another nervous-making rant to the effect that ô God! dear God! Americans are JUST NOT SAVING ENOUGH for their dotage. If you look at NerdWallet’s latest terrifying reprise of Americans’ average 401(k) balance, by … Continue reading
January 25, 2019
Yesterday my agèd friends who just moved into the Barbizon Plaza the Beatitudes, a very fancy life-care community where business is booming, invited me join them at the institute’s fanciest dining room (it has three!) for lunch/dinner. The Beatitudes, in … Continue reading
December 29, 2018
Comments Off on Life at the Old-Folkerie…or is it the Ritz-Carlton?
So my friends from church, J & L, have sold the manse and are moving into a life-care facility called The Beatitudes. J is thrilled at the idea (well, pleased, anyway), whilst L says it’s going to be like moving … Continue reading
December 24, 2018
Welp, Merry Christmas one and all. Think some spiritual thoughts…that will take Herculean effort. (So we invoke one ancient culture’s religion when we see our own, as interpreted by its fundamentalists, has failed). Personally, I find it a shade difficult … Continue reading
June 9, 2018
Comments Off on How’s That [fill-in-the-blank] Workin’ for Ya?
Thankee, that [hand-wash the dishes scheme] is workin’ surprisingly well. Who’d’ve thunk it? LOL! Have been banging around since the hounds and I rolled out of the sack at 4:30 a.m. The mile-long dawg walk is done. Pool maintenance: done. … Continue reading
May 3, 2018
Comments Off on To REALLY retire or not to REALLY retire?
That is the question. It’s not so much that I’m all that sick of this self-employment stuff. It’s that the older I get, the lazier I get. And the less I feel like working at ALL. Barf. Just now The … Continue reading