Taking the Long Road

A Jobless Life

Finding the Good Life after Quitting Your Last Job

Silvrback blog imageA jobless life.

Call it retirement or simply quitting a job and not getting another one, the question is the same.

Is it time for me to quit?

For most of us, the job consumes the best hours of our days and much of our energy during any given week. We can soon see that the job will chew up most of the prime years of our lives. I . . .

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December 28, 2023

I Push My Lawn Mower

It's Self-Propelled...

Silvrback blog imageSummers in Arkansas are hot and humid, miserably so. This year seems even more so with numerous days recording dew points above 70 degrees. 

Needless to say, I tend to move indoors more as this weather establishes itself. Spring and fall are the times to be working outside, especially when you don't have to be out there. I have to . . .

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July 31, 2023

Connecting the Dots

You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. - Steve Jobs

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We are creatures of faith.

I'm not making some religious statement here, but merely a statement of fact. We get up in the morning and go about . . .

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April 09, 2023

New Edition Travel Book Released


I just released a second edition of the sorta popular travel guide on Bermuda titled Bermuda Travel Guide: Everything You Need to Know When Traveling to Bermuda. It is written under the pen name Elisabeth Sanz.

This 66-page book has been popular in both North America and the UK. Bermuda is an British Overseas . . .

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April 07, 2023

I Feel Like I Betrayed Her

Black Beauty Is Gone...

.... long live Snow White.

I've had a relationship with Black Beauty for some 15 years and it has been a great relationship. She's always been good to me, and I've always been good to her.

Silvrback blog imageI strove to keep her clean and well maintained. In return, she has made us look good together and been a reliable partner.

In sum, it's been a . . .

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March 12, 2023

Launching a Small Online Business

Introducing My New Book

Ok, for a bit of shameless self-promotion, I wanted to drop a quick line to let those who don't know already that my new book is available on Amazon. In fact, today you can pick up a Kindle ebook version for FREE. Tomorrow, it will jump to 99 cents and move up from there.

You can go directly to the book from HERE.

Also, stop by my . . .

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March 08, 2023

Social Security and Medicare Bankruptcy

Gross Mismanagement Is Not a Myth

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Discussions of the imminent bankruptcy of Social Security and Medicare come around at least once a year and along with it my blood pressure goes through the roof. The latest article I read was triggered over the Biden - Republicans' spitting contest on who wants to axe these programs. You can find the article here.

I've tended . . .

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February 14, 2023

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