Archive for October, 2015

There is Something Far Worse Than Death to Fear

Filed in Living by on October 29, 2015 1 Comment
There is Something Far Worse Than Death to Fear

It has been proven that people tend to worry about the wrong things. We are headed on an out of town trip and we worry about the airplane crashing, when in fact the car ride to the airport is statistically much more dangerous. An older person fears dying from a violent crime, or natural disaster […]

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The Simple, Once Per Year Money Management Exercise Everyone Should Perform

Filed in Money by on October 22, 2015 0 Comments
The Simple, Once Per Year Money Management Exercise Everyone Should Perform

I realize that most people like budgeting about as much as they enjoy going to the dentist, so I’m not going to tell you that you need to create a detailed household budget. It would be useful, but most people just aren’t going to do it. However, there is one simple money management exercise that […]

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Is It Better to be Clever or Nice?

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Is It Better to be Clever or Nice?

I believe both my wife and I are good and likable people. We don’t have a huge circle of friends, but we have a few really good friends who seem to enjoy spending time with us. When we are with friends, I have noticed that Elaine and I seem to take a different approach to […]

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The Day That Time Stood Still

Filed in Living by on October 8, 2015 6 Comments
The Day That Time Stood Still

I was driving along the other day and a car turned in front of me with a middle-aged male driver and a very old and frail-looking male passenger. They were going very slowly, as though the driver was afraid to alarm what was probably his very aged father. This scene brought a very sad and powerful […]

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Have Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerburg Improved Our Lives?

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Have Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerburg Improved Our Lives?

The founders of Apple and Facebook created new technologies that have dramatically transformed our lives, and society in general. The advent of smartphones and tablets, such as Apple’s iPhone and iPad, and the creation of social media giant Facebook, have been nothing short of revolutionary. Can you imagine your daily life without them? But I […]

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