With a recent budget crisis averted, we can keep our federal government open and functioning. Some people are happy that they get to keep going to work and getting paid, but the new budget cuts are sure to layoff quiet a few people. Let's take a look
Interesting kids down the block. Their chalk drawings inspired this haiku: Hopscotch? Much too tame. / These kids are C.S.I. fans / or quite macabre. And their art got me thinking about death and taxes and impending changes to the federal estate tax.
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