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Good news for those who use the word “password” as their password. It’s no longer the worst password. “Password” was dethroned last year. It’s number two, but still not the worst....

I’m not ashamed to say, “I love my iPhone!” It goes everywhere with me, and does just about everything. But I never realized just how much it can do until I...

If you’re over 50 you can relate to this. A couple of years before I hit half a century, I started getting mail from AARP. My wife, who’s quite a bit...

Every year at this time, my wife and I stare at our backyard. The bare trees, brown grass, frozen ground and covered pool. Yeah, it can be a little depressing. Heck,...

It’s a beautiful Friday, and the beginning of another month. But can you remember (if you lived in Oklahoma) what happened two years ago today? The above picture is a pretty...

It’s reported that President Obama will NOT release the photos of Osama bin Laden’s corpse. That seems to be a turnaround from what we were hearing yesterday, and goes against what...

The topic of the Wall Street Journal story I was in Wednesday (read my blog “Hey, I’m in the Wall Street Journal!”) is getting plenty of attention. The WSJ ran a...

I know, I know. It’s freezing this morning in Oklahoma. 11 below zero in Tulsa. 28 below less than an hour north in Bartlesville, which is the coldest recorded temperature ever...

Snow days.  Schools have had way too many so far this winter. Districts have to make up the lost days somehow, and that’s what they’re struggling with right now. How would...

What are you going to do with your raise this year?  “Raise?  I didn’t get a raise,” you say.  You probably did if you receive a paycheck. You’re getting 2% more...

I guess this is one way of getting out of cooking for Thanksgiving.  Everything on the inside of most of the bottom floor of our house is covered in plastic.  ...

Parents know that back-to-school shopping isn’t cheap.  The pencils and notebooks won’t bust the budget, but toss in new clothes, backpacks and electronics, and that shopping trip really adds up.  Kiplinger...