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richard-martin's picture
Mar.26.2014
Not only has MacAdam/Cage declared bankruptcy: http://media.publishersmarketplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/MacAda... Dorothy Smith, the cover designer for M/C for a decade, has filed a half-million dollar lawsuit against the company, the widow of the late owner (David Pondexter), the former...
robert-siciliano's picture
Jan.31.2014
Educational institutions are giving out student loans and grants, and the recipients aren’t even attending school. Instead they’re spending the money any which way, while the schools have no idea they’re being ripped off. With a database, the Education Department flags applicants who’ve applied...
jane-wilson's picture
Jan.14.2014
This is a continuation of a series that began on January 12, 2014. Please read my previous posts, if you haven't already. Thanks~ I'm gettting all sorts of messages from all sorts of men. They're all accomplished and their profiles are interesting. They all like my smile. My orthodontist and...
jane-wilson's picture
Jan.14.2014
This is a continuation of my previous posts. I just posted a reply to Barbara Froman's commment to my last entry, explaining that I was rather feisty in my youth. I'm older, now and more circumspect.                            ...
jane-wilson's picture
Jan.14.2014
This is a continuation of the previous days' posts. Fred's message begins, "Hello pretty." Am I intimidated? A little. Will I back down? No. My identity was stolen years ago, when the term "identity theft" was relatively unknown. I'd been issued a department store credit card and had recently...
jane-wilson's picture
Jan.13.2014
This is a continuation of yesterday's post, "It's not about me." I've used their real names. At least that what they said their real names were. A few hours after Fred failed to reconnect with me on-line (after his meeting), I got an email from Frank. He lives closer than Fred and he was recently...
jane-wilson's picture
Jan.12.2014
This is the first entry in a series. I was offered a free subscription to an on-line dating site and accepted, mostly out of curiosity but also at the urging of a friend, who, like me, had few opportunities to socialize and hoped I'd meet someone who might be interested in double-dating. The...
dixie-swanson's picture
Dec.11.2013
I promised you a plan for what do to when … or if … Obamacare fails. I can’t deliver it in a short blog, so I am dividing it up into several blogs of ideas for your consideration.   The things we do should be simple. Complexity eats resources and allows for fraud. So, here are some ideas...
robert-siciliano's picture
Jun.16.2013
Need a new roof, home security system, kitchen, driveway or furnace? At some point, you will. And when you do, you’ll search out reputable contractors who offer fair pricing—via the classified section of the local paper, an online search, Craigslist, or by making some calls to friends and...
robert-siciliano's picture
Jun.16.2013
Banks usually have relatively secure systems to maintain and protect online banking activities. They’ve spent billions to ensure that criminal hackers don’t liquidate all of our accounts. But criminals spend all their time seeking vulnerabilities and often find some way to make a fraudulent...