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May 22

Of the Danger of New Gardening Gloves

Ink Spots

I bought a new pair of gardening gloves awhile ago. I couldn’t find my old ones and since I’d inherited some more hostas, I was compelled to plant them. I really should have “people” to do that sort of thing for me, because I harbor a “hate gardening” gene in my DNA. As it was, […]

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What Retirement Will Teach You About Telemarketers
May 15

What Retirement Will Teach You About Telemarketers

Retirement

Lesson #1: Unsolicited Phone Calls The telephone rings. You wait but no one answers. It rings again. It is an annoying ring designed to irritate you until someone answers it. Why doesn’t your assistant answer the phone? Oh, you no longer have an assistant. You are retired. Why doesn’t your wife answer the damn phone? […]

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May 01

Investing In A Thoroughbred Racehorse

Investments

  I have been an active investor for many years. I buy stocks and bonds, subscribe to multiple stock newsletters and reports, and have various financial advisors giving me advice. I have invested in residential and commercial real estate and in limited partnerships. I consider myself a fairly savvy investor. Recently, however, I invested in […]

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Apr 24

Ink Spots

Ink Spots

Ink Spots by Molly MacDonald Of small town life . . . and love I married a city boy who became the poster child for small town life. Bing grew up in suburban Chicago, worked for two years in Kansas City, then jumped at the chance to practice law in my hometown. He never looked […]

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Apr 17

Anti-Trump Forces Should Beware of What They Wish

Politics

Anti-Trump Forces Should Beware of What They Wish They may get their wish, and it could be worse than Trump. Senator Ted Cruz appears to be the Republican alternative to Donald Trump. So would Cruz be a better selection than Trump? Senator Cruz has been a U.S, Senator for four years. He has not sponsored […]

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Apr 08

Is Donald Trump a Businessman or a Politician?

Politics

Is Donald Trump a Businessman or a Politician? Business leaders solve problems. Every day presents new challenges and problems whether issues arise with product development, marketing, competition, regulators, or employees; there is no shortage of problems to be dealt with. Failure to resolve problems leads directly to unsatisfactory performance. Politicians appear to be evaluated by what […]

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Apr 04

This Is the Trump Phenomenon

Politics

This Is the Trump Phenomenon On a recent trip to Australia, many of my former colleagues and friends asked about current election-year politics in the U.S. and how specifically Donald Trump could be the leading contender for the Republican Party nomination. They were generally incredulous that Trump could be nominated and possibly become the United […]

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