Monthly Archives: September 2013

Hot Dog Buns

A guy goes out for hot dog buns and comes home with $399 million. Where but in America can that happen?  The PowerBall lottery had not had a winner for several weeks and the prize had steadily increased. Last year, … Continue reading

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More Than the Money

A recently retired friend was bemoaning her lifestyle to me. It seems that she doesn’t know what to do with herself from 9 to 5. She worked all her life. Graduated from community college in the 60’s, got a clerical … Continue reading

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Do It Anyway

The Mensch attended a graduation ceremony in May that was pretty much produced entirely by the graduating class, eight graders at Summerville Catholic School.  I saved the program because I was moved by the closing reading which the children had … Continue reading

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Where have you gone Joe DiMaggio?

Never mind Joe DiMaggio, where has the Retirement Mensch been since last year? Retirement is not easy!  Besides trying to figure out what’s for breakfast, lunch or dinner, someone is always trying to get you to volunteer for something. You’ve … Continue reading

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