.Jeanne Jackson

Sep 30, 2009

Falling Out

We were having lunch at my favorite arts and crafts festival and my brother decided he didn't like what we were ...
Sep 24, 2009

It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke announced last week that the recession is over. Excuse me if I don't start kicking up ...
Sep 18, 2009

I’m Okay; You’re Not So Good

I guess I wasn't home the day Katie Couric - or anyone else - called for my opinion on healthcare reform. ...
Sep 10, 2009

An Employers’ Market

At last, the public humiliation is over. Many of you know what I am talking about: the agony caused by having ...
Aug 12, 2009

Last of the Summer Whine

In my book, August is almost as dismal and depressing as February. I know summer isn't over until Sept. 21, but ...
Aug 5, 2009

The Pickles of Wrath

I am writing this from a bunker deep within the recesses of my house. Whether this dispatch will reach anyone before ...
Jul 29, 2009

The Griping Piping Plover

STAR Tannery, Virginia - Though I grew up 10 minutes from the eastern coastline of the U.S., I probably spent less time there than most ...
Jul 15, 2009

Rules of Tourism

Since we are in the thick of vacation season and as a sort of public service, I think it's time we ...