Is the American dream on the same cloud?
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From: "Ken Armstrong" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, April 11, 2011 7:19 AM
Subject: Re: How Much Money?
> Jerome Walsh wrote:
> > Ken,
> > Here's a hard datum to work with. I'm a retired full professor in the
> > humanities, and my retirement account, at its max, didn't come
> > anywhere near $300K. I am (and have always been) single, have no
> > dependents, and my life style has been far from lavish. Perhaps I've
> > been underpaid all my life? (I've always felt so, but the
> > universities apparently have not agreed.<grin>).
> Grin and bear it, I reckon. Thanks for your testimony, Jerry. It's
> actually kind of a soft datum, but the questions it raises get farther
> from any discussion I'm looking for . Getting rather close to retirement
> myself, I'm waiting for David to let me know where I can pick up the
> millions he's assigned to me (hopefully not from his preserve in cloud
> cuckoo land). Oh, that would be grand, or at least many more hundred
> grand than the figure my credit union accountant has, in his few quick
> strokes of the CPA way, assigned to me. I _know_ I was underpaid. But
> everyone makes choices....when does the Nobel committee meet?
> Ken A