Black History Month

If we celebrated, or even recognized, every Day, Week or Month with a designation we’d likely boost GDP by a half-point. All the events, tickets, specials, meals, discounts, etcetera would keep retailers and the service industry glassy-eyed in perpetuity. National Donut Day, Pet Day, Honey Month, National Beer Day, Squirrel Appreciation Day, Bike to Work … Read moreBlack History Month

“The idea that it’s paycheck or zero is not a really valid idea,”

A direct quote on Thursday, January 24, 2019 by the U.S. Commerce Secretary. Of course he was referring to Federal workers’ plight, or apparently to him lack thereof, by missing a second paycheck through no cause of their own. In a single income household—given the fact that I am unable to even walk without crutches … Read more“The idea that it’s paycheck or zero is not a really valid idea,”

MLK Day of Service

It’d be difficult for me to say I (alone) lead much of a life of public service. Instead I, appropriately or not, factor in AWebs uncompensated, unreimbursed time and money toward our collective household service. When added up, very conservatively speaking, the number of unreimbursed work hours, the donated and lost/forgone PTO time and the … Read moreMLK Day of Service

The Confession

I’ve read it takes eleven to thirteen repetitions, twenty-one days and sixty-six days to create or break a habit. No consensus. Smoke a little smoke, drink a little drink, munch a little chip whatever the vice; many, lots, millions of us are faced with trying to undo a bad habit. On the other hand, likely … Read moreThe Confession