The new year – January as a month – is a time for reflection. To assess our progress in life: where we were, where we are and where we are going.
It’s that time of year when many of us promise ourselves we’ll go to the gym more, or learn a new language, or take up a musical instrument, or any number of other worthy goals. But this year, when making New Year’s resolutions, why not also consider some financial ones?
This is a “catch all” column of items intended for publication during 2022, but somehow didn’t make the cut. They are offered now, with few breaths remaining in the old year. So, here goes: The late Charles Uxer, longtime school superintendent and for several years director of the El Paso Educational Service Center, enjoyed visiting elementary classrooms. That’s where he heard the most far-out questions.
Anew year is coming, and I am focusing on the small stuff.
Time to check the compass.
They sat indiscriminately on the clearance rack marked down like a thousand percent from their initial price. Hand towels. Not your everyday, ordinary, run-of-the-mill hand towels.
An arctic storm that swept through the state bringing low temperatures and high winds also affected roughly twothirds of the country’s population, according to the National Weather Service, bringing the coldest Christmas in decades to parts of the country.
And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.
Idon’t consider myself a person bound by tradition.