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Comments on being positive

on Tuesday, 22 November 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.” – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Mind over money

on Tuesday, 15 November 2016. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

When we go to the grocery store, we seldom shop on logic alone. We may not even buy on price. We buy one type of yogurt over another because of brand loyalty, or because one brand has more appealing packaging than another.

Famous firsts you may not know

on Tuesday, 15 November 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Quotes on life and living

on Tuesday, 08 November 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

When is social security income taxable?

on Tuesday, 01 November 2016. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

Your Social Security income could be taxed. That may seem unfair, or unfathomable. Regardless of how you feel about it, it is a possibility. Seniors have had to contend with this possibility since 1984. Social Security benefits became taxable above certai

A farmer’s words of wisdom

on Tuesday, 01 November 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Humorous comments on aging and life

on Tuesday, 25 October 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

One of the many things no one tells you about aging is that it is such a nice change from being young.

Updating your estate plan

on Wednesday, 19 October 2016. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

An estate plan has three objectives. The first goal is to preserve your accumulated wealth. The second goal is to express who will receive your assets after your death. The third goal is to state who will make medical and financial decisions on your

Say what? Headlines you may need to read again

on Wednesday, 19 October 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Newspaper consultant Ed Henniger’s shares the following headlines from his blog:

Principles worthy of consideration

on Wednesday, 12 October 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Don’t let making a living prevent you from making a life. Make each day your masterpiece. The best thing a father can do for his children, is love their mother. Much will be accomplished by teamwork when no one is concerned about who gets credit.

There’s always something better to do than cleaning

on Tuesday, 04 October 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Surveys seem to be done on everything, so it was no surprise when I got an email with the survey results on the Top 10 U.S. States That Spend The Most Time Cleaning Per Capita.

Obsessions make maniacs

on Tuesday, 27 September 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Are you a maniac? Probably not, but if you are obsessed with one of the following (according to Little Known Facts) you just might be a:

The Trump and Clinton tax plans

on Wednesday, 21 September 2016. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

Seemingly every presidential candidate offers a plan for tax reform. You can add Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to that long list. Here is a look at their plans, and the key reforms to federal tax law that might result if they were enacted.

Who remembers Burma Shave signs?

on Wednesday, 21 September 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Before there were interstates, Burma Shave signs would be posted along highways all over the country. Burma-Shave was an American brand of brushless shaving cream, famous for its advertising gimmick of posting humorous rhyming poems on highway roadside si

For the love of dogs

on Wednesday, 14 September 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace. – Milan Kundera
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