I read an interesting post today from CorporateMonkey about children in the workforce and its relative cultural appropriateness. It got me to thinking. Childhood is a relatively new concept, even in America. Probably a good idea. We protect our children from the rigors of the grownup world and allow them to grow, learn, play, and … Continue reading What Do Kids Know Anyway?
How Much Money have I made VS. How Much Money do I have? It occurred to me the other day that this question in answerable with a little digging. First off, we know that somebody, besides us, keeps track of all the money we make. I am talking about Uncle Sam. The tax man is … Continue reading An Interesting Number
Who doesn't love a good list? Emergency Disclaimer: This article has nothing to do with 'Listicles', I dislike them as much as anybody, I promise. Lists are the basic building blocks of large swaths of my life. Ever since childhood school days I have been making lists to keep my thoughts organized and to ensure … Continue reading List Happy
Below I have reposted an article I read on Fee (Foundation for Economic Education). I often reiterate these same notions to myself and to my wife as we casually take for granted the conveniences and advances of modern life. The most obvious one to me always seems to hit me while I am eating at … Continue reading We Live Like Kings
I just noticed that it has been a few weeks since I have worn my watch and I am OK with that. Let me stop you Millennials right there from rolling your eyes and explain this a little more. I have worn a watch everyday for 20+ years. I would look at this watch 30 … Continue reading I Don’t Wear A Watch Anymore