February/19/2013 17:56PM
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I’m just giving three examples of how modern technology might be wearing us down. Late last week I ordered some paczkis, a Polish pastrie traditionally made during Lent, from a bakery in Detroit. I ordered by phone and used my MasterCard. Unbeknowns to me, they put a security alert on the order and stopped all charges to Read the full article…

February/13/2013 19:06PM
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I don’t know how I will manage.  My junk mail will not make it to my house until Monday. The third class mail that has such a firm lobby on Washington must be so happy. Neither the Post Office, nor Congress, tampered with their little party. The primary reason the losses at the Postal Department have Read the full article…

December/29/2012 8:56AM
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Just before Christmas I got together with four former co-workers for a holiday lunch. The average age was about 66 years. The first few minutes were devoted to health issues. Two hip replacements, one knee replacement with another pending, back surgery, and a prostate removal. Probably pretty typical for a group this age. Next we began Read the full article…