Nice & Easy

Pennies from Heaven give comfort during daily walks

What my kids didn’t realize is that whenever I pick up loose change on my walks, I look up to the sky and say loud and clear, “Thank you, Daddy.” This is the way I keep …

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Florida should lock door, throw away key

Years ago, the 60s pop music group Jay & The Americans had a song titled, “Let’s Lock the Door (and Throw Away the Key).” And that’s exactly what I think we should do here in Florida. …

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News junkie credits legendary news anchors

One thing I do miss about New York City is the 6 p.m. local newscasts. Where are the Roger Grimsbys and Bill Beutels of today? They sure as heck aren’t here in South Florida. …

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Girl Scout Cookies bring out goodness in most of us

If you were alive and breathing this past month, you certainly noticed Girl Scouts out and about selling their cookies. You couldn’t walk into a supermarket without …

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Will retirement doom this happy marriage?

Sharon is supposed to retire from her job in June. However, after spending the winter holidays home alone with me, she’s beginning to have serious thoughts about continuing to work …

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Nothing’s better than being home for the holidays

Sharon and I spent a quiet Thanksgiving with friends, as all of the kids decided to desert us and leave town. Actually, they spent Thanksgiving with their in-laws, …

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