Category Archives: Medicare Voucher Plan

That Late Summer Buzz in Your Ear

No, they won’t let you alone. Yes, it is Labor Day weekend – three full days off from work, if you’re one of the few Americans who still has a job, or one of those who somehow dodged finding yourself … Continue reading

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Early Weirdness

It wasn’t supposed to get this weird this soon – it’s only the middle of August and neither party has had its convention. After each convention, where what everyone knows what will happen does happen – this year the Republicans … Continue reading

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Just Not Getting the Concept

It’s endemic to home repair and to car repair – you try to fix it yourself and you only make matters worse. As a general rule, well, don’t work on the plumbing, and certainly don’t work on the electrical stuff. … Continue reading

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Change in Unlikely Places

June 1981 was when it was time to get out – pack it all up and head for California, specifically Southern California, specifically Los Angeles. Rochester, the one in New York, is no place to be as you try to … Continue reading

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Locked In

Most families reach a tacit agreement that discussing politics is just not done. It’s pointless. No one is going to change anyone’s mind. And there are other things to discuss at Thanksgiving dinner, or any holiday dinner when those you … Continue reading

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