Political Rant – Pre-Existing Conditions not covered?

Every now and then I have to go into one of my Rants about the callous stupidity of our nations politicians. This is one of those rants about these heartless and cruel politicians and their attempt at splitting people with Pre-Existing Medical Conditions away from the rest of the population, essentially condemning them to eventual …

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Yes, I am an ASSHOLE! But, I’m not a perfect one.

I just have to write a little something about this. If my article title offends anyone, I apologize ahead of time, before I go on. Being a realist, as I look back on my past career in a high-tech industry where I had to dine on stress and pressure and wash it down with the …

A Passing Thing, Sad to Say!

Oh, LOOK! Over there! What  strange group of people! Look at them, such a strange and mixed bag of Humanity. They're just standing there, staring at that old memorial with the nasty soldier statue. How strange!   Oh look, they removed their hats, and placed their hands over their Hearts. And now they are repeating …

You don’t know me, I’m one of those who voted for Trump

Yeah, here I am, one of those Average Americans that came out of the woodwork to vote for Trump. (Or, was it to vote against Clinton?). Anyway, I was up late, watching this very important election and finally the results turned and started going in Trump's direction, and I must say, the consternation and shock …

I was Just Thinkin’ – Here I sit, Retired?

That's right, I'm Retired! And, here I have combined two different articles of mine for efect. The first half I wrote when I turned 65. The second half are my reflections on then, Now and what I am afraid about tomorrow and our future as retirees. Click on the link below to read the article. …

I’m just Having a Great Day, that’s all!

I just thought I would let everyone know. I'm having a good day, today. You know how it is, some days you get up and you (or your body?) just isn't in sync with the world. Something might ache a little more than normal, or your brain is a mili-second out of sync with the …

Diabetes, The Facts explained simply for everyone.

OK, as a Diabetic, (Type-2 Diabetic that is) I often get a little frustrated with having to explain why I can't have that slice of Pecan Pie, or that large piece of Red Velvet Cake covered with several scoops of Ice Cream, etc. Being a Diabetic, I have to stay on my toes when it …

I Was Just Thinking! How big must your Cajones be?

That's right Exactly How Big must your cajones be for you to run for political office? I'm just wondering, you understand. I am not interested in the job myself. But these people have gotten themselves voted into such plush jobs that for them to use their perks must take a pretty large set. I mean, …

A Seniors View of His Medical Insurance Future

Ryan-pic by DonkeyHotey via flickr It seems that we Seniors are eating too much Chicken at the political picnic!And, if history is any lesson on how corporations and governments operate, I and the rest of us Boomers, are in serious trouble. I figure that once the younger people of America get put on "Coupons" for their …

I filed my Taxes and learned something along the way.- Moving Expenses

I filed my taxes the other day, and boy am  pissed. I retired, and like so many retirees I decided to move to a more friendly climate. I purchased a small place in Florida and I relocated there last year, so of course, I expected to get a little bit of a tax break to …

I Bought a HYBRID CAR today – How I made the decision as a Boomer Retiree

Toyota Hybrid - pic by Don Bobbitt I Bought a Hybrid today - How I made the Decision considering the cost of a Hybrid Car This link is to my HUB where I describe the process that I went through to purchase a new car, after my retirement, and get the best price, best fuel …

The Congressional Super Committee – What a Joke!

Super Committee pic by DonkeyHotey via Flikr Yes, What a Joke. When cowards get together and need a way to cover their A**, especially political cowards, they form a Committee. Then the Committee can meet, behind closed door of course, and just DO NOTHING. Well, it looks like the fools in Washington have done it …