The birds outside my bedroom window go crazy every morning. I love it.
When you reach the appropriate age, it’s easy to apply for Social Security retirement benefits – just go to Social Security’s website, fill out the online form and you’re essentially done. But many people overlook the next step – completing Form W-4V, which asks you how much federal income tax you want withheld from your benefits. And if you skip this step, you could face an unpleasant surprise when it’s tax-filing time, because Social Security benefits can indeed add to your taxable income.
Eligible Texas voters who have not done so already have until April 7 to register to vote in the May 7 statewide constitutional amendment election, as well as any local elections for city, school districts and other local entities.
In the course of human history, there have rarely been days like current ones when bottom lines on price tags have been so convoluted, confusing, confounding and – in some cases – perhaps even conspiratorial.
What a sweet dog!” I said, in Spanish.
Are you comfortable in your own skin? Are you completely safe being yourself so that everyone else trusts you?
Grief teaches me new lessons every day. I think writing about them is important, because grief is a topic may of us shy away from. It’s uncomfortable. It’s be yond that. It’s terrifying.
Much of the state remains at considerable risk for wildfires through this week, largely because of higherthan-usual temperatures and drought conditions.
My aged Uncle Mort is accustomed to numerous cat calls – as well as some from yelping dogs – when he expresses opinions that fly in the face of contrary views.
My landlord, Jorge, is a patron of the arts. When I imagine a patron of the arts, I imagine some fabulously wealthy person in the past, supporting the creation of art in Italy or New York—someone with an impossibly luxurious lifestyle, maybe with a couple of designer dogs on diamond leashes standing at attention nearby.