Category Archives: baby boomers

Ties of a lifetime tell many stories

After some internal debate, I decided to keep the tie with the Wall Street bull and bear on it. It was a reminder of my final copy-editing niche at the Sacramento Bee, when I specialized in handling business stories. Another … Continue reading

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Race-based quotas for pot growers? Wow!

The craziness of the Trump election must have blinded me to other strange political developments. For example, I was surprised to learn, courtesy of the Sacramento Bee, that Sacramento officials have been pursuing for months a plan to make the … Continue reading

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Politeness at the Home Depot checkout line

Polite gestures were directed toward me the other day, and I don’t know what to make of them. I doubt that I invited them, given my tendency to avoid eye contact with strangers. But there I was in the garden … Continue reading

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From the dentist’s drill to parking-lot woes

When you leave a dentist’s office, things should start to pick up. Such was not the case this week. Monday morning, I drove over to a trendy section of east Sacramento, parked my 2014 Mustang in the dentist’s half-filled lot … Continue reading

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No presidential help for retirees, small investors

Retirees won’t be getting any protection from our billionaire president. He is moving quickly to get rid of an Obama administration plan that would have required financial advisers to put clients’ interests above their own. The Obama fiduciary rule, which … Continue reading

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