Running Into the New Year

A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR to all my readers! I had a great time over the holidays with family and friends. And I hope you did, too! Hope you got a visit from Santa Claus! (Or Santa Claws, as the case may be); Hope you got to dress up in your finest; That you got to …

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My “Double Nickel” Promotion

I GOT A PROMOTION TODAY. Not for anything I did, or didn't do. No, this was entirely due to three lucky accidents: that I was born, that my parents didn't kill me when I was a teenager, and that I have lived this long. You see, I turned 55 today. And it's been a good …

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