July 2022

“Leave me alone, I’m talking to my dog today.”

That sentence is emblazoned on my tee shirt. And I wear it proudly. Why would I want to talk to my dog? Dogs seem to love you unconditionally. No matter what you say to them, they are happy to listen, … Continue reading

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If your App Doesn’t work, is it T-Mobile’s Fault?

I just finished editing Melissa’s column for the September issue of PT. She told the story of trying to pay for parking with her cell phone (there was no other way to pay) and not being able to do so … Continue reading

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Parking is Necessary

We are constantly harangued by those who know more than we do that the world’s problems relate back to parking. There is too much of it. It costs too much, or too little. It takes up space that could be … Continue reading

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Don’t pay the ransom, I’ve escaped.

A reader pointed out to me that he hadn’t seen any blog posts lately from me. He was right, I have been remiss. I’m caught between long covid, various other ailments, and the summer doldrums. The truth is that the … Continue reading

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Fear –  Is it a loss of control or something else?

When my aged mother lost her driver’s license, she told me that she was afraid. That it was the beginning of the end for her. When I explained the wonders of taxicabs, including having a personal driver and someone to … Continue reading

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What if We Can No Longer Afford Sunshine?

I sound like a broken record (All you over 50 know what I mean). I am so frustrated by our betters (sorry Tony) telling us about what we should do, how we should live, and the like, but never taking … Continue reading

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We are in the midst of a full court press to get EV charging stations in place to reduce range anxiety for those purchasing EVs. Fair enough. However we now hear that an alternative to EV charging is in the … Continue reading


“That is what Freedom Sounds Like”

When then Vice President elect Mike Pence took is daughter and her cousins to see the Broadway production of “Hamilton,” they were greeted with some boos and some cheers. His comments afterwards: “My daughter and I and her cousins really … Continue reading

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