Cash Isn’t King?

When I was a kid I remember when we would go to the grocery store and we would pay cash for our wares. It was a big deal when the store started accepting checks. Then, a few years later, the store started accepting credit cards. As a business owner, I’m not too fussy about how […]

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Call Porsche 911

While channel surfing the other night, I caught the classic Seinfeld episode ‘The Parking Space.’ This installment revolves around Jerry hosting a group of friends to his apartment to watch a championship boxing match. Kramer invites his friend Mike Moffit who confides in him that he thinks Jerry is a phony. Apparently, Mike is not […]

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Don’t Monkey Around with Warnings

As many readers know, I am a huge fan of movies. That’s why every year I look forward to Black Friday shopping where I can snag huge deals on Blu Rays and DVDs. This year I grabbed some awesome flicks, including ‘Kong: Skull Island.’ The movie is set in the 1970s at the close of […]

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Warning Full of Beans?

When I started working at our law office, I felt pretty special. My first day I went into the lobby to get something, and we had two pots of coffee sitting there. One said ‘Decaf’ and the other said ‘Reg.’ I don’t even drink coffee, but I had my very own pot. While I don’t […]

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Let’s Turn the Tide

Young people do stupid things. When I was in high school, I made $10 by eating a Snausage dog treat, but I couldn’t eat or drink anything else for 10 minutes after. At our five-year class reunion, my buddy, Pearl, consumed a concoction of Oreos, pickles, cheese and crackers and beer for $34. Thankfully, most […]

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Going to Court over Fees is a Last Resort

When I was a kid, we used to watch the TV show ‘Hotel.’ The drama starred James Brolin and Connie Sellecca, who ran the elegant St. Gregory Hotel in San Francisco. The hotel was owned by Bette Davis, and was the setting for exciting encounters for the guest stars each week, usually romantic, using the […]

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Selling Baked Goods Easy as Pie

My family and I were blessed to have a wonderful Christmas. Lots of family time, great food, and some treats under the tree. I was also very fortunate to have some generous clients bring me some delicious home-baked goodies. I was very touched to receive homemade cookies, pistachio pudding cake, and lots of candies. Each […]

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A Little ‘Too Smart’ Toys

I hope everyone had a merry and fun-filled holiday. A week ago, I’m sure millions of kids awoke to find all kinds of goodies under their Christmas trees. I’m sure there were classic toys like dolls and footballs. There were probably even good old-fashioned dangerous toys, like the official Red Ryder, carbine action, 200-shot, range […]

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When I was in the fourth grade, we learned about chickens. Our classroom got an incubator and a dozen or so eggs. Because I was lucky enough to have my name drawn out of a hat, I got to keep one of the chicks. When he was big enough, I took my chick home. I […]

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