Jim Bartlett’s Blog

Concerts on the Calendar

(Pictured: Aretha Franklin onstage; credit: Joseph Sohm, Shutterstock.com) My wife and I have no children and few expensive vices, and we don't live extravagantly. Nevertheless, we try to keep the fun budget in balance. We don't go

Unwanted Visitors

Earlier this week, our two cats were acting strangely, fascinated with spots in the kitchen and dining room that don't usually fascinate them, even during those times of the day and night when they're usually asleep. After

Big Leap

Statistics say that about 200,000 Americans and 4.1 million people worldwide are Leap Year babies, born on February 29, the day that comes only once every four years. I am one of them. Once my nephews figured