Monthly Archives: April 2013

Random Thoughts on Traveling Last Week

Business travel last week took me through six airports, two hotels, two railroad stations, and more Starbucks than I can count. Some random thoughts on being in Boston and New York and other points along the way: ● Judging by … Continue reading

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Pardon My Paranoia

On the mental bookshelf holding my imagined-but-yet-unwritten novels is the story of a revolutionary movement in contemporary California. Hispanics, angered at their treatment and the historic theft of the state’s wealth from their Mexican homeland, embark on a campaign to … Continue reading

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Middle Age Cranky’s Rules of The Road

There’s a great line in When Harry Met Sally when Billy Crystal skewers the idea of everyone thinking they have a great sense of humor. Everyone can’t have an above-average sense of humor, he argues – it’s mathematically impossible. The … Continue reading

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The Tax Man Cometh and Supporteth Idiocy

It’s a big week for taxes here in California: property taxes are due the 10th and income taxes are due the 15th. For those of us who are self-employed, the latter means not only settling the bill on 2012 taxes, … Continue reading

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Stop Moving My Stuff Around

I was going to write an April Fool’s column announcing that I was giving up being cranky because there was nothing left to be cranky about. Then I remembered that John Boehner was still Speaker of the House and Kim … Continue reading

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