Monthly Archives: January 2020

Of Hearing Aids and Fried Cheese

For the past decade or so, I’ve been getting increasingly hard of hearing. My deaf old man routine has become a joke to friends, though—thank you, friends—not a mean-spirited one. Most of them humor me by speaking louder, though some … Continue reading

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Nickel-and-Dimed

I’m tired of being nickel-and-dimed to death. This small financial weariness started many years ago and I suspect it has always existed, but I am finding, as I grow older and my earning capacity lessens, that I am increasingly nonplussed—nay, … Continue reading

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