Friday, 23 October, 2020

Month: April 2014


As of April 2014, the average tax refund for is $2,831, according to the IRS.  While it might be tempting to use this windfall for something fun, like a vacation to someplace warm and exotic, there are better ways to Read more…


Time to Play

My daughter, Jacquelyn, amazes me sometimes.  She’s 19 years old and I believe that she is very worldly and insightful.  She’s got a lot of common sense and insight.  Pretty much, I think she’s taken after her father in this Read more…


I came across a New York Times list of 52 Places to Go in 2014.  It ‘s stunningly accented with photos and video from the 52 locations.  It reminded me of those wonderful places that I’ve been to. I’ve been to Capetown, South Africa, Read more…


In many of our neighborhoods, and for certain types of property, the supply for sale is less than six months.  This is indicative of a sellers’ market and the result is often several buyers submitting offers to the seller or Read more…


The Games We Play: Battle of the Medway

Tim ran this game a while ago and reported it on his blog, a Command and Colours scenario covering the battle of the Medway during the Roman invasion of Britain. The campaign is the background for Simon Scarrows ‘Eagle’ series Read more…