By Author Kristen Hall If ever there was an doubt about the feeling of mainstream America in regard to the shakiness of our economy, one need only to look in the places where the average, middle-class lady may be found. One such place is in the crafts & hobbies market. Having a bent toward being [...]
Archive for October, 2009
By Author Mike Rough Thought the entitled, though it seemed not to matter, the economy in tatters, with aliens that it had to feed, its muscled might atrophied, choking on federal excess, foreign wars, and IMF largess, barbarians at the border it seemed “A new set of clothes are in order.” Enter the tailor and [...]
By Author Linda Brady Traynham My internet provider is fond of asking me that every time I log on and from time to time while cluttering up space I have better use for. My answer may surprise you: “I hope very much that my credit rating is lousy. It ought to be. I work at [...]
By Author Tony Demaio Once upon a time, there was a peaceful valley where three families lived—the Smith family, the Green family, and the Jones family. Each farmed about the same amount of land; each planted about the same crops; each made about the same amount of money. Each family had an adequate amount of [...]
By Author Linda Brady Traynham My darling Charles tossed out one of his great one-liners: “Why don’t they teach geography any more? Most of history stems from geography.”
By Author Tony De Maio Once upon a time, in a land far far away, a man rose up among the people and was elected president. He had no real political persuasion, but had a great desire to “do the right thing” for “his” people.
By Author Richard Marmo Otherwise known as another tax. Take my phone bill, for example…and I wish someone would. Just figuring out exactly what you’re paying for can leave you with a hernia of the mind! And don’t bother trying to get one of their agents to explain it. They’ll make everything perfectly clear. As [...]
By Author Tex Norton If your house was on fire, would you grab a bucket of gasoline and throw it on the fire in an attempt to quench that fire? Of course not. But that is exactly what your government is doing with our economy.
By Author Tony De Maio Once upon a time there was a town called “Got Nuttin”. Things were done mostly by hand in this town and most of the inhabitants were poor. Life was hard.
By Author Tony Demaio Once upon a time on an island far far away was a village. During the day, the men fished for about 6 hours and the women collected fruit (mangos, papayas, bananas, coconuts, etc.) for about 4 hours. When the men came home, both tended the vegetable garden for two hours. [...]