Author Archives: Mitch

Story Time: The Opening Paragraph

They said it couldn’t be done.  But as I lie here, only hours away from death, I’ve proven them all wrong  …and right.

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Summer Fund Raising – July Update

No bites on the Hoosier trucker hat yet or the furnace burner.  Revised the long-standing listing for my autographed Bob Hope joke book, but no nibbles there yet either. Have not heard back from the survey panel submissions. No luck … Continue reading

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Looking for new revenue streams this summer

The past 9 months have not ben kind to me from an expense respective, with some significant (and completely unanticipated) major repairs needed on the house.  With bills continuing to mount up I’ve decided to try some new revenue streams. … Continue reading

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The Call for a New Electoral College

The Electoral College (EC) as we know it today was established in Article II, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution and ratified in 1804 via the 12th Amendment.  Under this set-up each state gets is appointed the same number of … Continue reading

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RaffleCopter Giveaways

This morning I was Goggling something completely unrelated when one of the results was a writers blog entitled The Attic Ghost.   Created by Kathy Finfrock, author of the novel House of Redemption, the site provides daily writing prompts for authors to help … Continue reading

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Heavy Metal Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland recently announced the members of their next class: Joan Baez Electric Light Orchestra Journey Pearl Jam Tupac Shakur Yes While all are worthy of recognition (some more than others) not all of them … Continue reading

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Add Wells Fargo to the list of companies I will never again do business with

Most of you are probably aware of the controversy surrounding Wells Fargo, where unrealistic sales quotas “forced” employees to fraudulently set up multiple unauthorized accounts for existing account holders.  The accounts then were hit with service charges that the customers … Continue reading

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Deep Search Metal Detecting Club – 25th Anniversary Open Hunt

I enjoy metal detecting.  I’m not very successful at it – especially when compared to the retirees at Deep Search that bring in tons of old coins and artifacts to the meetings every month – but I enjoy it when … Continue reading

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Play All Day, Party All Night on National Bowling Day (Aug. 13)

When I was in high school I was a pretty good bowler.  I was in a league and tied a teammate for the 3rd highest score in the league (202).  Fast forward (mumble-mumble) years and I just don’t play as … Continue reading

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Win a Free 1 Oz. Silver Coin from CoinWeek (CoinWeek Connections Giveaway #134)

Numismatic publication CoinWeek is at it again with another free weekly contest.  Last time I posted up about the awesome Terminator Silver Reverse Proof coin.  This time they are giving away another 1 oz. beauty in the form of a … Continue reading

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