Let’s Talk Money – Part I

I love using titles that scream for attention! In this case, I’d like to talk about income and health care costs. WARNING: POLITICAL OPINION AHEAD! The one thing that has destroyed the advances of my net income more than any other thing is the Affordable Care Act of...

NC is making me embarrassed to be a Republican

This is getting WAY out of hand.The Charlotte City Council passed an ordinance aimed at adding protections to those in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. Among the particulars was that transgender people could use the public restroom of the...

Pneumonia and Blowing Off Steam

I apologize for the long time between posts. The wife had what we thought was the flu last week. Turns out it was pneumonia. Doctor visits and losing a large chunk of the ol’ paycheck to CVS Pharmacy ensued. I’m happy to report that the fever has broken,...

How loyal are you to your company?

Here’s a nice, deep question to ponder. How loyal are you to your company? This question came to mind as I was planning the family finances for the next few months. I got a “Frequently Exceeds Expectations” rating on my performance review this year, which came with a...

A Perspective on Disabilities

What do you think when you hare the word “disability?”I think it’s mostly a label. America is constantly looking for way to label people and things. People with dark skin used to be called “Negro,” until that word was deemed offensive, to be replaced by “black.” Soon...