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Why I Can’t Go On a Cruise

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Just the other day, a freshly married coworker told me how he thought of me on his honeymoon. At first I was a little freaked out, but I allowed him to continue. He clarified by saying he thought of me … Continue reading

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Today’s Money Conflict

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This morning as I was driving to work former Detroit Piston, Isiah Thomas, came on the Mike & Mike radio show to talk about him becoming part owner and president of the New York Liberty of the WNBA. Mike & … Continue reading

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A Bunch of Bologna

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I’m not what you’d call a picky eater. Even Tammy will tell you that she’d be hard pressed to name 10 things I legitimately don’t like (beets would be the first thing she’d say). Brussels sprouts? No problem. Asparagus? I … Continue reading

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Mother Goose: Heart Broken

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When we moved into our house nearly a year ago, the previous owners warned us about the goose population that liked to hang out in our pond. At one point it was so bad for the previous owner that he … Continue reading

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Debut of “The Hungry Curmedgeon”

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When I started The Life of JWo a little almost four years ago, I planned on using it as a place to document funny stories and events in my life. Writing about food and places I’ve eaten never crossed my … Continue reading

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All Too Familiar Debate

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The recent Grey’s Anatomy episode sparked great debates as people couldn’t believe what happened (I’m not going to spoil it for those who haven’t watched). But in my house it sparked a different debate and it’s one Tammy is all … Continue reading

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Full Disclosure: 6 Months Later

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Six months ago I wrote about my latest doctor visit and how I was going to get my cholesterol numbers down for my follow-up checkup in April. Well, that time has come. Unfortunately I don’t have any news to report. … Continue reading

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The Young and the Restless

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Saturday night Tammy and I watched a former coworker get married. It was a beautiful ceremony and we had a great time at the reception, but as the night wound down Tammy and I both came to the same conclusion: … Continue reading

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Playing the Percentages

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When it comes to watching television, it’s no secret that Tammy and I do a lot of it. If  Tammy sees a commercial for a new show there’s a 90% chance she’s going to record it; the chances of her … Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago Today

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On this day back in 2005, I was standing by a small pond at Emricson Park in Woodstock, Illinois, wearing a white button-down shirt, a purple tie, slacks, and sunglasses. My stepson, Jake, was standing next to me and wearing … Continue reading

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