Emancipation by identity theft

A colleague had his identity stolen. The thief ran up a $500 bill on one of his department store credit cards. He reported the charge. The bank fixed it. I might do things differently. My credit is so bad, if someone stole my identity, my credit score would go up. I pity the thief. I’veContinue reading “Emancipation by identity theft”

2020: The year of the grunt

From the desk of Daniel P. Finney, friendly neighborhood paragraph stacker, Des Moines, Iowa. I’ve developed a nervous tic: I grunt. I mean to hum, but it comes out a grunt. It’s anxiety, I think. I don’t know how long I’ve been doing it. I’ve hum lyrics to songs. I’ve whistled movie themes. These daysContinue reading “2020: The year of the grunt”