What the Devil?

One of my favorite episodes of ‘The Simpsons’ was on the other night. It featured Lisa and her class having a diorama contest. Ralph Wiggum’s entry consisted of a cardboard box filled with mint-in-package Star Wars action figures from the 1970s. A fellow Star Wars nerd, Principal Skinner exclaimed, “Why it’s Luke and Obi-Wan, and […]

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Interesting Defense

A few nights ago, I watched the movie ‘That’s My Boy.’ The movie stars Adam Sandler as Donny Berger. In a flashback to 1984, a 7th-grade Donny hits on the hottest teacher in school, Ms. McGarricle, played by Eva Amurri (Amurri is Susan Sarandon’s daughter, which is cool because Sarandon plays present-day Ms. McGarricle). While […]

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More than a Cosmetic Change

Growing up in the 70s and 80s, the Green Bay Packers weren’t great. While we all rooted for the Packers, my buddies and I all had “second favorite” teams to root for that actually had a chance to win the Super Bowl. My second favorite team was the Detroit Lions. While I clearly wasn’t good […]

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Crimson Tide

A few years ago before he retired, one of my good friends from work needed back surgery. Not wanting to go under the knife, he asked his doctor if there was anything else he could do, and his doctor suggested yoga. While I assumed it was a ruse to hang out with younger women in […]

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Punch My Passport!

A few nights ago, I was watching some reruns of ‘The Simpsons.’ In this particular episode, Police Chief Wiggum was meeting with his financial advisor, who was very concerned because the Chief had not set aside any funds for the future. Wiggum said, “Well, you know how it is with cops. I’ll get shot three […]

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Using an ABLE Account with a WisPACT Trust?

Wispact trusts are a popular topic on our blog (click here for our first four articles WisPACT 1, WisPACT 2, WisPACT 3, WisPACT 4).  A quick refresher – WisPACT trusts allow loved ones to set funds aside for a disabled individual’s needs without jeopardizing eligibility for government benefits such as Supplement Security Income (SSI) or […]

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I Hope He Likes Airline Food

A couple of weeks ago I caught ‘The Terminal’ on cable. The movie stars Tom Hanks as Viktor Navorski, a man visiting the U.S. from Krakozhia. When he arrives at JFK International Airport, Viktor learns that a revolution broke out in his home nation. Due to the civil war, the U.S. no longer recognized Krakozhia […]

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When You Come at the King, You Best Not Miss

TV and radio legend Larry King passed away last month at the age of 87 from developing sepsis as a complication from COVID-19. Over his illustrious career, King conducted over 50,000 interviews of celebrities, politicians and other interesting people, earning him two Peabody awards, an Emmy and ten Cable ACE Awards. King was married eight […]

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