Never buy anything advertised on television 

If I could identify one “Rule” To Live by, this would be it.  As far as I’m concerned, it’s the one “hold-back” Robert Fulghum left out of his literary classic, “Everything I Needed To Know, I Learned In Kindergarten”.  And it should be known that every accomplished master never reveals all; they usually keep a … More Never buy anything advertised on television 

Stratification ~ The other side of the prologue 

In writing my last post, I realized that there’s another side to this whole societal stratification thing: I inadvertently left out the ones who usually get left out of the conversation. Oops.  My bad.  Didn’t mean to do that. The oversight is especially surprising because this latter group is the one of which I’m a … More Stratification ~ The other side of the prologue 

Stratification

(Quick preface note: when I speak of rich vs poor, I’m not trying to drive a wedge between statuses–I.e., class warfare–nor do I take a judgmental view toward the poor of any kind, period.  We ourselves have been living month to month for the past seven years, so I can honestly say: I get it, … More Stratification

No, Millennials are *not* killing America’s department stores 

For the record, I’m not a member of the Millennial generation.  I squeaked by under the limbo bar, just before the curtain dropped on Generation X. As such, I have one foot firmly submerged in each kiddie pool: my assigned seat is equidistant from my fellow Gen X members and the Millennial camp.  And as … More No, Millennials are *not* killing America’s department stores