Monthly Archives: November 2011

Yet Another Modern American Family…

All but one of the adults at our Thanksgiving dinner were either divorced or remarried; and almost all the young adults were children of divorced parents… yet another modern American family. But that’s not what I want to talk about. … Continue reading

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Paying for the American Dream

I’ve achieved the “American Dream“. I own my own home. I love my house and I have a nice yard.  We even have more room than we need… … but, there’s a price to pay … The price of owning … Continue reading

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Let’s Bring “Normal” Back!

I would like to go back to a “normal” world! Normal will be simple, pleasant and good. Normal will help us live the way we should! Normal for me may not be normal for you, but we all aspire to some … Continue reading

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The Object of Love / Material Girl

Arlene was beautiful. The only problem she had was that she was born on the wrong side of the tracks, to the wrong family, to the wrong religion, and to the wrong sensibility. She hated her parents’ home. She hated … Continue reading

Posted in Greed, Impulse Control, Inferiority, Keeping up with the Johns, Set of Dishes, The American Dream, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments