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Charts | Frivolity

Wisdom Fishing’s map of North America

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Bucket List | Charts | Working

The road to Davey’s Bar

By BOB McCASKILL Witnessed another “retirement” discussion the other day. Two surgeons this time: cardiac and vascular. One a recent retiree, one not ready. Highly specialized careers, but same old clichés — “Should have done this years ago.” vs. “Can’t afford it yet.” There is a lot of demand for these guys, but they too... read more


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How much more sense our lives seem to make when we can see them represented in a format that enables us to recognize truth fully and instantly. A lot to ask of a graphic, but here it is: instant enlightenment accompanied by, if we really embrace it, a heightened sense of well-being. Your life in... read more

Charts | Classics

Take that!

In 1974, a Cleveland resident wrote to the city’s National Football League team, the Browns, complaining about the menace posed by the fad of throwing paper airplanes, and implicitly threatened litigation.The Browns’ lawyer’s response is . . . well,  a classic of its kind. The letter The reply read more

Charts | Women

Why women can’t sleep

Have you ever wondered how a woman’s brain works? Well, it’s finally explained here in one, easy-to-understand illustration. Every one of those little blue balls is a thought about something that needs to be done, a decision or a problem that needs to be solved. A man only has only two balls and they consume... read more

Charts | Working

Thinking about running for office?

You want to serve your country (or province or state or city), but you’ve read about the sacrifices involved — to your personal and family life and possibly your income. But those are only some of the issues. Take a deep breath, ask yourself why you want to do this and follow our handy chart.... read more

Charts | Women

How to meet women

You want to meet someone, but what to do? Where to go? We’re long past the jittery meet-market ambiance of bars and clubs. That old standby, place of worship, attracts fewer of us all the time. What’s a guy to do? Here’s a handy chart to simplify your quest, “simplify” being a relative term. read more

Charts | Working


By QUANTUM MERUIT For many of us there is no end in sight. Many men over 50 are planning to work longer or more actively than in previous years. A precipitous drop in the value of savings, longer and healthier life spans, a need for things to do, for careers that at once define and... read more