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The $2 Bill and Financial Literacy – A Lesson from my Father and Mass Mutual

April 20, 2017

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My father’s 77th birthday would have been today if he were still alive. I’m not trying to bring you to a more somber place right out of the gate, but wanted to share that information because the bulk of my financial education came from my father and mother and involved […]
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Soundtrack of My Life Right Now – Music Soothes and Energizes

September 16, 2016

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When I talk about music with people I usually begin the conversation by saying I’m musically inept. From my time as a trumpet player and my more recent foray into banjo, I’ve been an abject failure. Further, my music appreciation runs the gamut from songs by Wham to a lot […]
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Happy Right Where You Are – Mental Travel via the 52 Lists Project

September 8, 2016

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I’m participating in a weekly writing exercise with my wife. The writing prompts or topics – 52 of them – are varied, but each one is crafted to make you think. With this third post (the other two are in the Reflections and the Social Media blogs), I’m challenged to […]
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Deciphering the Looking Glass

June 24, 2016

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I seem to recall that Alice in Wonderland spent some time cruising around a make-believe world. What she saw…or thought she saw was reality. And much of it was affected in some way by a looking glass. Was it a magnifying glass? Was it a portal to another dimension? Or […]
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Keeping Your Power Intact

June 23, 2016

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Reflective. That’s been my mindset the past few weeks as I come slowly out of the cloud I’ve been in after Henry’s death and some health challenges. Regardless, I’ve been thinking a bit more about who we are, how we’re affected, and what we allow to affect us. Specifically, we […]
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Midsection Musings – Crohns and Medical Marijuana

May 31, 2016

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Let me start by saying three things… 1 – I really like the ‘Midsection Musings’ headline and I might actually go grab that domain and point it to a site (of mine if this topic has legs) that focuses on Crohn’s-related posts. 2 – As of this moment I have […]
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