Category Archives: Changes

Corporate Spin (aka BS)

I read today that the bank branch that I have been using for almost 20 years, is closing this Spring. That, in and of itself is not a crisis in my life as most of our banking is done online. … Continue reading

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Wanna Start Over?

Anyone else ever have this thought? I am pretty sure I’m not the only one battling middle age who has pondered this. Then again, it is a very different world from 1974. If you were like me, (58),  you might … Continue reading

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  Is Zyler a boy or a girl? How about Kadyn? That’s a question their parents, Nate and Julia Sharpe, say only the twins can decide. The Cambridge, Mass., couple represent a small group of parents raising “theybies” — children … Continue reading

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Cognitive Dissonance

Am I the only one who suffers from the affliction of looking at people my age and thinking they are several years older? They couldn’t be thinking the same thing, could they? Nevermind, I don’t need that answer. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Forget Being A Lifeguard

Summer jobs are different these days, as evidenced by this tweet: Funny, because it is probably true.

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My, How Things Change

An atheist was fishing in Loch Ness when suddenly he and the boat were thrown up in the air and looking down, he sees the gaping jaws of the Loch Ness Monster below him. Time seems to stand still and … Continue reading

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Self Expression

And I suppose he wonders why he can’t get a job? Maybe he should apply to be the spokesman for the National Pineapple Growers Association? His mother must be proud.    

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A Reminder

During the last forty-eight hours, I have encountered and heard from several individuals who were frustrated with their current situations. If the truth is told, even I, the eternal optimist has been contemplating a few “what if” scenarios lately. For all of … Continue reading

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The Color Of Spring

Today, amongst the rain and forecasts for another snowy Nor’Easter, (luckily we are hundreds of miles away from that), I had my first look at this season’s Wisteria bloom. After seeing it, I was on the lookout for additional blooms … Continue reading

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My, How Time Flies

I was 13 years old  (1973)  and I remember hearing this song for the first time over at my friend, Tom McKeon’s house. I got hooked and for the record, (and those of you from my era will remember) my … Continue reading

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