Tag Archives: Floyd T Greenman

Man Tools Explained

Aaaah…so this explains the $10,000 or so  invested in the Garage! DRILL  PRESS: A tall upright machine useful for suddenly snatching flat metal bar stock out of your hands so that it smacks you in the chest and flings your beer across the room, denting the freshly-painted project which you had carefully set in the corner […]

A Fun Memory Test

For Older people.   This is NOT a pushover test.  There are 20 questions. Average score is 12.  This one will be difficult for the younger set. Have fun, but no peeking!  When you share  this with your friends/family put your score in the subject line & let them know your score. Mine was 19. Good luck, […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 534 – Happy New Year

Dear Family, Before we go any deeper into this issue, let me just tell you how very, very, very, deeply I appreciate you for being part of TaxMama’s family. We have just finished 11 years together. Can you believe it? Yup – January 1999 You and your friends and colleagues have made it a joy […]

Things You Don’t Hear Anymore

As we end one year, and start a brand new decade, enjoy this poignant reminiscence of times past. Be sure to refill the ice trays, we’re going to have company. Watch for the postman, I want to get this letter to Willie in the mail today. Quit slamming the screen door when you go out! […]

Where Would You Be If

You had all the money your heart desires? You had no worries? You came home and the finest meal was awaiting you? Your bubble bath had been run for you? You had the perfect kids? Your partner was awaiting you with open arms and kisses, promising to fulfill your every wish? So really, where would […]

What Is Embarrasing To You Isn’t Even Remembered By Others

Dr. Epstein was a renowned physician who earned his undergraduate, graduate, and medical degrees in his home town and then left for Manhattan, where he quickly rose to the top of his field. Soon he was invited to deliver a significant paper, at a conference, coincidentally held in his home town. He walked on stage […]

How Socialism Works

An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had once failed an entire class. That class had insisted that socialism worked, and that no one would be poor and no one would be rich, that it was the great equalizer. The professor then […]

Well Planned Retirement

From The London Times: Outside the Bristol Zoo, In England, there is a parking lot for 150 cars and eight coaches, or buses. It was manned by a very pleasant attendant with a ticket machine charging cars £1 (about $1.40) and coaches £5 (about $7). This parking attendant worked there uninterrupted for all of 25 […]

Helping Poor People

I recently asked my friend’s little girl what she wanted to be when she grows up. She said she wanted to be President one day. Both of her parents, liberal Democrats, were standing there, so I asked her, ‘If you were President what would be the first thing you would do?’ She replied, ‘I’d give […]

Dreading Old Age?

I have always dreaded old age. I cannot imagine anything worse than being old. How awful it must be to have nothing to do all day long but stare at the walls or watch TV. So the other day, when the President suggested we all celebrate Senior Citizen Week by cheering up a senior citizen, […]

Quick Test for Alzheimers

The following was developed as a mental age assessment by the School of Psychiatry at Harvard University . Take your time and see if you can read each line aloud without a mistake. The average person over 40 years of age cannot do it! 1. This is this cat. 2. This is is cat. 3. […]

Tomato Paste

A Jobless man applied for the position of ‘office boy’ at Microsoft. The HR manager interviewed him then watched him cleaning the floor as a test. ‘You are employed’ he said. Give me your e-mail address and I’ll send you the application to fill in, as well as date when you may start. The man […]