Tag: money

  • Economic Recovery?

    Economic Recovery?

    Suppose you had $1,000 in your wallet as you prepared for vacation. Some thug comes along and steals your wallet with all your money. You have to cancel your vacation and meanwhile you come down with a contagious disease that lands you in the hospital.[..]
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  • Looking to Unseat Rep. Greg Walden: Jim Crary

    Looking to Unseat Rep. Greg Walden: Jim Crary

    Democrat Jim Crary is not the only person looking to unseat Representative Greg Walden (Or-R) come November. There's handful of folks, women and men, hoping to take the top spot in the upcoming primary, but Crary has an edge others don't - he was on[..]
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  • God’s Hot Mess

    God’s Hot Mess

    I think about obituaries more than many in my wide-circle of friends do. This isn't some age-oriented obsession, I've collected obits for years. People mail them to me from all over. So perhaps it isn't surprising that when I learned that Reince Priebus had been[..]
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  • Trump: A Cult Personality

    Trump: A Cult Personality

    [caption id="attachment_3005" align="aligncenter" width="876"] Jerry Falwell Sr. & Rev. Moon[/caption] Donald Trump is more than just a president. Trump is the leader of a cult. This cult worships Trump above all other gods, and Trump likes it that way. He prefers it that way. I[..]
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  • Powerball & the Poet

    Powerball & the Poet

    What will you do with this one wild life of yours? the poet asked. Not spend one second of it standing in line to buy a Powerball ticket, the old woman replied. But what if you won, what would you do with it? the novice[..]
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  • Hauling water

    Hauling water

    One of my girlfriends went camping over Labor Day. Not necessarily a big deal. Lots of people camp. Only she was camping the old-fashioned way -- bag on the ground. It had been a while since my girlfriend camped. It had been awhile since she[..]
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