“50 is the New 25” (Dollars, that is)

Is 50 the new 25? I have no idea. But $50 sure seems to be the new $25 — threshold for signing a credit card receipt at checkout, that is. Except at Costco, where it’s now $100. I attribute the phenomenon to inflation, plus better credit card security (or at least, one would hope). P.S.: ...
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Growing . . in Stature

“Did You Get Taller??” I seem to see a lot more of my parents’ friends in the Fall than the rest of the year. That’s especially true if their grandkids go to the same school as my kids do (there a lot of school-year programs for both parents and grandparents). Invariably, the first thing they...
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