Monthly Archives: February 2013

Future Challenge – How Will You Plug in and Connect?

Challenge #12 If you’re reading this, you connect to the internet somehow. Technology offers us a wonderful variety of entertainment, communication, and educational outlets. Over time, my beloved and I have accumulated two PC’s, two laptops, an e-reader/tablet and two … Continue reading

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Is the Cloud Friendly? or Can We Ever Find Cyber Security?

I like doing the USA Today puzzles. Because they aren’t on the Kindle edition, I sometimes pick up the paper version. Although I don’t rely on this for all my hard news, I do enjoy reading the news snippets from various states, baseball … Continue reading

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Forward… Across the Bridge

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Bridges – Their whole purpose is to connect things – to carry us safely from on place to another. One of the lovely things about many cities is that their rivers run right through them. And it seems to me that … Continue reading

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Future Challenge – A New Kind of Budget

Challenge #11 The way we budget our money and plan for the future necessarily changes over time. When we’re younger, we often take on some debt for education, to buy houses, or to otherwise invest in our long term goals. … Continue reading

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That’s the Way the Money Goes!

All around the mulberry bush, the monkey chased the weasel. The monkey stopped to scratch his nose. Pop! goes the weasel. A penny for a spool of thread, a penny for a needle –  That’s the way the money goes, … Continue reading

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Just a Kiss…

Remember when you were little and fell down? Usually more startled or scared than hurt, you would run to the nearest grown-up – often Mom, for comfort. And she would kiss it and make it better. The placebo effect of … Continue reading

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