aWhatas this about aEpisodes in a Rich Life?aa asked my Imaginary Friend. Iam always embarrassed when my IF speaks up, but glad that this time we wereathat is, that I wasaalone. If I ever admitted to the world my IF exists, some would doubt my sanity. Others would have their opinions confirmed. aI canat remember a time, a my IF continued, awhen youave had enough in your pocket to talk about being rich.a I looked around, saw no one in earshot, and broke my rule against replying to my IF. aThere are ways of being rich without having much cash, a I explained. aYou can have friends, enjoy experiences, learn much about a multitude of things . . . all of that, and more. And you can properly consider yourself rich.a aWhen you put it like that, a my IF admitted, aI can see your point. One more thing you mustnat forget.a aAnd whatas that?a I wondered. aMaybe I should have put it in my book.a aYou always have me, a said my IF. aThis conversation is over, a I said. aIn fact, it never happened.a . . . Not long after I retired, I joined a Journal Writers group of senior citizens. Each week, I had to write (and read to the group) a page or so, telling what had happened to me, either during the week previous or sometime in the past. I have bundled many of these Episodes into more-or-less related groups that I call Chapters, but the reader may call them aAggregationsaaI sincerely hope not aAggravations.a The point is, I have experienced these Episodes and enjoyed most of them, and I hope the Reader enjoys them, too, whether reading straight through the book, or doing random sampling.Edward got out his cellular phone, and his Saturn ownera#39;s manual, and started trying to raise customer service. I think neither of us was very optimistic, as this was a Sunday night. Edward started dialing as I started resting, heedless of the workanbsp;...
|Title||:||Episodes in a Rich Life|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2011-03-03|