Category Archives: money/finance

March

It’s time for  March Madness, and more importantly, gambling. My wife wants my advice regarding the NCAA tournament brackets.  She believes I know more about gambling than the professionals in Las Vegas making a living off of people like me.  I … Continue reading

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The Seven Year Old Itch

The love of money and Ding Dongs are the root of all evil. Gambling had consumed my life by the time I was seven years old.  The transition from horse racing to gambling on football was far too smooth.  It … Continue reading

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The Breakfast Blues

Boost, honey, oatmeal, and tea.  These are the elixirs benefiting my 90 year old friend each morning.  For the last week, she has told me the current presidency has upset her stomach, and all the doctors in the world can’t … Continue reading

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Viva La Gambling

One would think, with the Super Bowl more than a week away, gambling may be slow for the remaining eight excruciating days without American football.  This is the only event in America creating thousands of jobs the following Monday when … Continue reading

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Does Bow Know Baseball?

Tim Tebow deciding to play Professional Baseball will thrill minor league players for taking their jobs just to fill seats.  He will be well loved and embraced by those in the clubhouse barely able to pay their rent in the … Continue reading

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The Ben Commandment

On the way to church, I stopped by a casino. This is the worst story ever told.  At the conclusion of Lent, Easter and gambling can be lurking around every corner of the religious universe, much like a sneaky bunny … Continue reading

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Amazon.Masks

There are three things I love in life besides anarchy. I love my family, eating and laughing. The anarchists sometimes provide the latter. Disagreeing with all forms of government is fantastic, and I thoroughly enjoy those supporting the concept while, … Continue reading

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Striking Out

Teachers are striking in Seattle, and because I was a public school teacher for fifteen years, I’ve been respectfully asked by family and friends how I feel about the situation.  Being a former teacher should provide some validation regarding my … Continue reading

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Marching Out of Madness (Without Grace)

WE’RE NOT ALL WINNERS!!! Years ago, I loved to gamble, and I did quite a bit of it.  And, I can honestly say I was pretty crummy at it.  It never became an addiction, just a hobby.  You know, one … Continue reading

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Appreciating Gifts: It’s a Gift

Recently, I’ve been informed by social media that children are now registering for birthday gifts much like future married couples and later divorcees have done for decades.  Some people may think this is a reasonable and efficient idea, but other … Continue reading

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