Bicycling Mishap

We were out doing one of those 20-mile rides north of town on a Monday evening, heading north on Frederick Pike near the Dayton International Airport doing about 20 mph… I decided to get off the main thoroughfare and turned

Social Security

Remember, not only did you contribute to Social Security, but your employer did too. It totaled 15% of your income before taxes. If you averaged only 30K over your working life, that’s close to $220,500! If you calculate the future

A Texan’s Viewpoint

This appeared in the Waco Tribune Herald, Waco, TX, Nov 18, 2011 Put me in charge of food stamps. I’d get rid of Lone Star cards; no cash for Ding Dongs or Ho Ho’s, just money for 50-pound bags of rice

Mother’s Day

From StrangeCosmos… quotes from famous mothers: ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S MOTHER: “Again with the stovepipe hat, Abe? Can’t you just wear a baseball cap like the other kids?” BATMAN’S MOTHER: “It’s a nice car, Bruce, but do you realize how much the