Sir Paul McCartney wrote “When I’m Sixty-Four” when he was only 16. I first heard it on the “Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band” album when I was 16. At the time, it was nothing more than another really good … Continue reading
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My father was a bit of a pocket philosopher. There wasn’t an occasion or event that couldn’t be summed by a clever quip that he had learned while growing up. Some of these clever quips turned into what appeared to … Continue reading
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In honor of the receipt of my very first Social Security check deposit this week, I thought it appropriate to look into some of the myths of the Social Security Administration. In these days of off-the-chart deficit spending, raising the … Continue reading