Jack Fabian

Older and wiser?

If you call yourself a “senior,” it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re in the 12th grade. There’s a very large population in the surrounding communities that are “seniors ...

The rhymifications of poetechnology

The Internal Revenue Service saw the above words and told me they’d like to use my talent to prepare the 2012 instruction booklet for filing your income tax. I just filed my inco ...

Cents-less or Senseless

Late in December, the financial wizards of Congress, after many hours of debate, issued an order to make a new penny. I’m surprised we even still have the penny; who needs it? ...

With the holidays down, credit card balance is up

Well, we made it through another holiday season. And all us older folks are saying in unison, “There’s nothing as beautiful as the taillights on the back of the car as the gran ...

A time of electoral dysfunction

We have just completed several months of electoral dysfunction and aren’t we all glad it’s over … for now. In all the decades I’ve been voting, never have I seen a more p ...

Every day, more stuff happens

When I sit down to write one of these columns, I’m just amazed at the number of topics that jump into my mind. For example, I was at the gym this morning, and before I went in, ...

Old people are funny

Thank goodness old people are funny. If there’s one thing we need in this crazy world we live in, it’s laughter and a sense of humor. Lincoln Hills is a retirement community ...

Want to get wisdom? Get old

We’ve all heard the saying, “Wisdom comes with age.” Well, I live in an area of retired people and I’ve got to tell you, wisdom does not always come with age; sometimes a ...

Is it wedded bliss or a matrimonial blitz?

About 10 years ago, a friend of mine with whom I worked in Kansas City was transferred to the San Diego area. We finally arranged to get together a few weeks ago. I picked him up ...

There’s Something Wrong With This Picture

“There’s Something Wrong With This Picture.” If you’re going broke, just stand up and cheer! You can see this happen every weekday on television as the stock market plunge ...