Category Archives: Good Things Happening

Scenes From My Life: Small pleasures in a puzzling world

One evening last week, I took my laundry down to the basement laundry room where I saw a woman I like and hadn’t seen in a while, whatever “a while” means. Probably longer than it sounds. She and I exchanged … Continue reading

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The glass is 52.4 percent full

This is how an optimist is looking at this week’s election. But even an optimist cannot help grumbling over the 47.6 percent. WTF?! Why? Maybe because, as Harper’s Weekly Review disclosed, “44 percent of voters believe that the government is … Continue reading

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Did you know the IRS will lower our taxes all by itself to adjust for inflation?

Oh, yeah? Well, I didn’t. And this is a big WOW, in the category of “What good government can do for us ordinary people when we vote for good governers.” So much for know-it-all me about Medicare and COLA. Seems … Continue reading

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