Archive for November, 2011

The lyrics got into my head

Published on November 29, 2011

Someone Like You I heard that you’re settled down. That you found a girl and you’re married now. I heard that your dreams came true. Guess she gave you things I didn’t give to you. Old friend, why are you so shy? Ain’t like you to hold it back or hide from the light. I […]

Holiday money pits

Published on November 23, 2011

Just read an article on unexpected holiday expenses and must heartily concur with every point, having “been there, done that” on every one! If there is a mistake to be made, I’ve already refined the technique through many practice sessions. Utility costs – Your electric bill is going to be higher, for all those holiday […]


Published on November 22, 2011

Our local, and my favorite, bookstore has closed. They can’t afford to stay open in this economic climate. Amazon can undercut them by enough to offset the shipping. And now the e-readers, either separate devices or e-reader apps that will run on the computers we’ve already got (I have both) Hell, I can even read […]