Tag Archives: Princess

Ask TaxMama Issue 640 – Happy Cinco de Mayo Weekend

Dear Family, I’ve spent the morning emailing back and forth with niece on the other side of the continent. There are secret goings on within the family to create a very special party and a present for the woman who needs nothing – my mom. Soon to be 90 years-old, she will be getting a […]

You’ll Melt Away

Once upon a time there lived a king. The king had a beautiful daughter, the princess. But there was a problem. Everything the princess touched would  melt. No matter what, metal, wood, plastic-anything she touched would melt! Because of this, men were afraid of her. Nobody would dare marry her.  The king despaired. What could […]

Put On your Thinking Cap – A Quiz

Put your thinking cap on and don’t cheat… 1. In the 1940’s, where were automobile headlight dimmer switches located? a. On the floor shift knob b. On the floor board, to the left of the clutch c. Next to the horn


About two years ago my wife and I were on a cruise through the western Mediterranean aboard a Princess liner. At dinner we noticed an elderly lady sitting alone along the rail of the grand stairway in the main dining room. I noticed that all the staff, ship officers, waiters, busboys, etc. all seemed very […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 550 – May Day and Homebuyer Credit Deadline

Dear Family, Well, it’s the end of April. The world somehow survived a volcano and an earthquake that left travelers stranded all over the world. It’s interesting the different ways that tavel companies dealt with it. Yesterday, within seconds of each other, I received two emails. The first was from an executive at British Airways, […]