Senior Economics

A Story for my Husband Date: 2020 Source: The Economic Intelligence Unit of the Bureau of Economic Analysis: People 50 years old and above contribute $8.3 trillion to the U. S. economy and create an additional $745 billion is value through unpaid activities such as family care-giving and volunteering. Their economic impact is equivalent toContinue reading “Senior Economics”

Welcome Rain from Typhoon Merbok

A Story for my Husband Date: September 14, 2022 Place: The Pacific Ocean 2,000 miles east of Japan Typhoon Merbok is making it’s way toward Alaska, flanked by Typhoon Muifa and Tropical Storm Nanmadol, which are helping steer it to the north. It is set to slam into the jet stream and change the weatherContinue reading “Welcome Rain from Typhoon Merbok”

A Life of Service

A Story for my Husband Queen Elizabeth II died this week at the age of 96, reigning as Great Britain’s monarch for 70 years. Seventy years of service – a lifetime of service. A life well-lived. What better way is there but to live one’s life than in service to others, going about doing goodContinue reading “A Life of Service”

Very Special Delivery

A Story for my Husband Place: YMCA in Longmont, Colorado Date: July 24, 2022 One hot Sunday afternoon, Tessa Rider and her husband Matthew Jones went to the pool at the YMCA to cool off. At the time, Tessa was nine months pregnant. Not long after they arrived, Tessa’s water broke and she went intoContinue reading “Very Special Delivery”

Pastor Unintentionally Helps the Poor

A Found Story Date: July 24, 2022 Place: Brooklyn A pastor and his wife were robbed during a live-streamed sermon by three masked people with guns. The NYC Police Department said the intruders made off with more than $1 million in jewelry belonging to the pastor and his wife. What were they thinking!!! “Okay, beforeContinue reading “Pastor Unintentionally Helps the Poor”

When One Plus One Equals Zero

A Found Story ONE: Senator Kyrsten Simena (D – AZ) dithered about voting for the Schumer-Manchin climate and deficit reduction bill unless they eliminated a provision raising taxes on private equity individuals, hedge fund managers, and venture capitalists. ONE: Last year Sen. Sinema received $983,000 from private equity individuals, hedge fund managers, and venture capitalists.Continue reading “When One Plus One Equals Zero”

Why You Should Invest in a Dictionary

A Found Story A good dictionary is a good investment. It can save a person from all sorts of grief and confusion. Take, for example, the current hyperventilating over the search warrant executed by the FBI at Mar-a-Lago. Not a few Republicans were outraged. And the pending $80 billion appropriation bill for the IRS? Well,Continue reading “Why You Should Invest in a Dictionary”

Rick De Santis is Furious!

A Found Story Recently I got an email from a politician informing me that he was FURIOUS! I know this was beyond his usual irritability because he used all caps AND an exclamation point! This guy was really torqued off. Now obviously he was furious about the opposition party, but fortunately he had a solutionContinue reading “Rick De Santis is Furious!”