Monthly Archives: August 2021

Cars and Investments

“A car is a horrible investment, but necessary in today’s America.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard (and said) something similar. As it turns out, that statement isn’t always true. In November of 2019, after my fifteen … Continue reading

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Pen Sadness

Last week I lost one of my Lamy Safari pens, complete with converter. I was certain that I put it in my pocket, but moments later it wasn’t there. I looked everywhere I’d been since I put it in my … Continue reading

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Banks, again

Synchrony Bank Over the years I’ve accumulated quite a few “store card” credit accounts managed by GE Financial, now operating as Synchrony Bank. As I am wont to do with financial institutions, I got into a disagreement with them about … Continue reading

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Seven

I removed another dead chicken from the coop yesterday. That’s three in about as many weeks. No symptoms, then dead. I keep hoping that their immune systems will finally conquer whatever it is, but I fear I’ll be without a … Continue reading

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