Tom Purcell

Hung up on rudeness
Changing communications technology is one of life’s never-ending annoyances, and now we have a new agitation: voice messaging. Voice messaging allows smartphone owners to record ... Read More
Health care confusion
I’m confused. I got the flu a few months ago, the worst flu I’d ever had. It wasn’t COVID — I have never tested positive ... Read More
On Winning the Lottery
I bought my first lottery ticket recently. It was a $20 scratch-off that paid me a $40 prize. Winning produced a nice little thrill, so ... Read More
The keys to living well
Comedian Carl Reiner was good at living well — and he lived well until the age of 98. I recently watched his 2017 HBO documentary, ... Read More