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It Depends

It Depends

In this increasingly complex life we are living, more and more answers to mature people’s important questions tend to start with, “It depends…” Our year-old family trust directs the surviving spouse to make an appointment with an estate attorney, because which one...
Trusting

Trusting

During our Civil War public sentiment to add God to the design of our minted coins moved Salmon P. Chase to action. He invited Congress to choose the motto and pass the law in 1864 that allows In God We Trust to be used on minted coins…starting with the 1864 two-cent...
Passwords

Passwords

Living in the digital age extends our planning chores, financial and otherwise. If you email friends, family, your business associates or the IRS, and pay bills, shop, tweet or link-in online, the chances are you operate at least 25 online password-protected accounts....
What’s Left…

What’s Left…

The tiny splinter of teak wood that covered the shank of our old cheese slicer blade disintegrated in less than a year of use. The blade was worth keeping so I carved a new handle, epoxied it onto the blade and gave it two coats of varnish. It should last a lifetime....

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