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Regardless of whether it is job loss or retirement, most people are not ready to live on less. When my parents retired 40 years ago, it was understood you would live on less. These days, that is unheard of. Why the change? Two of the main … more
Despite the growing number of people with portable tablets, smart phones, etc., and a steady increase in use of our digital collection, many people out there don't know that they can check out books for their devices, for free, from the … more
Now that I am officially starting my 19th year in Colorado, I think I am finally appreciating the finicky and unpredictable weather that blesses us every season of every year. Maybe it's my short or foggy memory, but I cannot seem to remember a … more
"Martha, this writer, all he does is complain, complain." Not today, Martha. We just went for a walk, and it's impossible to complain … more
One of the enduring facts of being an outlaw is that you sometimes are blamed for things you had nothing to do with, and perhaps no knowledge of. From the folklore, rumors and fairy tales of … more
Have you ever tried to take away a food bowl from an eating dog? If you do not have a relationship with that dog built on love and trust, anyone who has attempted this can surely share their pain and … more
Father's Day is Sunday, June 15. Or is it? I guess if you need to have someone tell you when to honor your father, then Father's Day is Sunday, June 15, from midnight to midnight. My father and I … more
If you pulled the down side of the one-and-half-inch sisal rope on the pulley-driven mechanism, the entire floor, in about a 10 foot by 12-foot section, would gradually start to drop. Keep the … more
As people who know me can attest, I enjoy setting goals, tracking numbers and accomplishing milestones. I keep a reading journal on goodreads.com, a social media site for bookworms. I track how many … more
One of my pet peeves is "pet peeves." Is that fair? It's kind of like saying that you are opposed to flavored coffee because it is flavored. I am opposed to flavored coffee because it is flavored. … more
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