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A few comments about men

on Tuesday, 16 February 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns

Signs of the times

on Tuesday, 09 February 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

Several readers have shared this collection of clever signs:

Wise words from Ben Franklin

on Tuesday, 02 February 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Following are maxims from Benjamin Franklin’s “Poor Richard’s Almanack.” At age 27, Franklin published his almanack under the pseudonym “Richard Saunders.” It became very popular and he continued publishing every year for the next 26 years.

When Will Stocks Stabilize?

on Monday, 01 February 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

January may prove to be the worst month for stocks in eight years. The S&P 500 just corrected for the second time in five months, and some investors think the bull market may be ending.1,2

Everyone deserves a ‘red letter day’

on Wednesday, 27 January 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

I found these familiar phrases and their origins on Little Known Facts website. I hope you enjoy.

Things that be annoying

on Tuesday, 19 January 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

We all have little things that tend to annoy us. Here are a few of mine:

Historical facts from 1916

on Tuesday, 12 January 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

Here we are facing the new year 2016. Twenty, even ten years ago, this year seemed so far away. It is impossible to know the future, but the way the world and technology moves today it’s a good guess we will see many changes, both good and bad.

Quotes from the famous

on Tuesday, 05 January 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

Following are some quotes from the famous:

Starting the new year off right

on Tuesday, 29 December 2015. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

There’s an old saying that what you do on New Year’s Day sets the pattern for the rest of the year. According to customs in various cultures, people do things for good luck and to ward off evil for the new year.

A holiday visit to New York

on Tuesday, 22 December 2015. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

Mistletoe and pickle ornaments

on Tuesday, 15 December 2015. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns

As the leaves are rapidly dropping from trees, it is easy to spot clumps of mistletoe growing near the top of trees and shrubs.

Some Christmas songs don’t mention Christmas

on Tuesday, 08 December 2015. Posted in Columns, Opinions

With a little more than two weeks until Christmas, consider this Christmas trivia:

‘Happy Trails To You’

on Tuesday, 01 December 2015. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

A recent email triggered fond memories of watching Roy Rogers and Dale Evans on TV as a kid in the fifties.

Proverbs, maxims to live by

on Tuesday, 24 November 2015. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

History, trivia on money, taxes

on Tuesday, 17 November 2015. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

The following facts about money and taxes comes from Little Known Facts:
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