I’m a fan of boxing and MMA, and I’ve always enjoyed combat sports. Combat sports goes back 17,000 years, with wrestling being the oldest. I’m sure it was brutal but probably better than the occasional stabbings and mutilations that may have taken place without the sport.

Advance to 2020 and Pay Per View, which showed two 50+ retired pro-boxers going head-to-head. The hype was all there. Weeks before the fight, Mike Tyson was shown sparring and looking incredibly fast. His legs looked like he just squatted 800 pounds. Roy Jones Jr. was no slouch. …


We all work hard for our money. Putting away dollars for retirement is essential for most. I try to make the best decisions I can when it comes to retirement. I’m also aware of my surroundings when I venture out.

I am a radio talk show junkie of sorts. I listen to political, consumer, home repair, religious, finance, and gardening advice. I use a bit of what I’ve heard on the radio and pride myself on having a step up on most things current. One such show was Dynamic Money. The show’s host, Chris Burns, was a knowledgeable, charismatic host…


Covid Testing In China

I said it. You may have thought about it, but I said it. I don’t blame the Chinese people, but I do the Chinese Government. As of today, 12/2020, there are over 1.5 million Covid-19 deaths. We can banter back and forth about what individual governments did what when. Hindsight is 2020, especially for 2020.

The following is directly from the CDC, “The outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was first reported on December 31, 2019, in Wuhan, China.” …


Measure twice, and when you’re sure, measure again

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I don’t get it, or I used not to get it. Some transform their entire bodies into a walking billboard. A life history of who you are, where you will be, who you’re with, or unfortunately were with. A tattoo is a message, picture, or both that reminds the person of something unique or different. An event or milestone that is worth showing off. Why not wear something not so permanent? Why not wear a custom necklace or charm. Maybe some days you don’t want to announce to everyone that you, “Love Mike,” especially the day after Mike was found…


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This is not an unusual question, given what we’ve experienced since the election. Whatever political party you’re affiliated with, Trump’s behavior feels strange. It appears that President Trump does not want to let go of the highest office in the land. I can’t blame him. I wouldn’t want to step down either. But knowing what we know about the few incidents with miscounts and locating additional mailed in ballots, the numbers do not significantly change. Sure, many want to believe that there is extreme fraud, but that’s not what’s happened. Changing the outcome of an election of this scale is…


Well, maybe she was not working 9–5, although she starred in the movie 9–5. Miss Parton decided to help fund the Moderna vaccine through Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. On her Instagram account, Dolly Parton stated, “My longtime friend Dr. Naji Abumrad, who’s been involved in research at Vanderbilt for many years, informed me that they were making some exciting advancements towards that research of the coronavirus for a cure. I am donating $1 million to Vanderbilt towards that research and to encourage people that can afford it to make donations.”

At present, the Moderna vaccine is at…


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This year is different. Most were not able to be with loved ones. Bummer, or was it? Come on, was it that bad or terrific? I’m sure many of us were disappointed, but some thought, “this Covid thing may have a silver lining.” Is there some good in this awful 2020 pandemic? Not to say that Covid is good because it isn’t. We all must try to pull the good out of the bad as much as we are allowed. The virus has given us death and closed businesses. None of us ever want to go through this again. But…


I Wish I Were Smart or Very Good at One Thing.

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Have you ever made that statement? Intelligence is great, but if you aren’t that gifted brainiac, then hopefully, you have an artistic or athletic side or are physically attractive. Unless you’re from Krypton and have superpowers, you will have to put in the extra effort to be great. There are many examples of ordinary people who worked their asses off to make things happen; Michael Jordan, Warren Buffet, Oprah Winfrey, and my mom, to name a few.

I have known quite a few people with high IQs. Some let…


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I recently read a blog and was very impressed by the content and writing. I responded to the blog accordingly. If the writer of the article is reading this, you know who you are. As I was reading, my thought was, “I can’t write like this, but I wish I could.” I do ok at blogging while others are great at it. I’m sure as I blog more frequently, I will improve. Writing well is a talent, similar to other skills like singing, pitching, or dancing. …


…keep your mouth shut. What a profound statement. Or is it? Some people don’t want to hear the truth. “Hey, you’re too old,” or “skinny,” or the one I get all the time, “gosh darn it, you’re way too fine to be human. You must be a god.”

(Hesitate, hesitate, hesitate) ……. Okay, maybe not, but man, that would be so awesome.

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Words have meaning and can hurt. It all depends on how things are said and to what extent. I grew up in a middle-class neighborhood where, as kids, what we said yesterday is considered terrible today. The intentions…

Kevin Lennon

Father, husband & previous business owner who enjoys working out & almost all genres of music though I can’t dance. Blogging is fast becoming my secret passion.

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