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House Hunters

This illustration appeared in the Boston Globe this past weekend with a story on how one should behave at an open house. It’s surprising that some of the tips, like not snooping around in the medicine cabinet or letting your … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 by John W. Tomac
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Picture This

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance offers some helpful tips for organizing and preserving the photos you have stashed away in your closet and on your hard drive. Below a pair of ideas that didn’t develop. Take a picture of my historical doppledanger … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 by John W. Tomac
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What a Drag it is Getting Old

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance says, if you’re planning on getting old, you should probably buy a long-term care insurance policy. If you’re approaching retirement age, do it sooner rather than later, as it gets pricier as you get older and are … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 by John W. Tomac
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I, for one, welcome our new robot car overlords

People are terrible drivers. Soon, that won’t be a problem. In the no-too-distant future, cars won’t need an inattentive, distracted, careless or error-prone human being to sit behind the steering wheel. They will be fully capable of driving themselves, The … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 by John W. Tomac
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Might as well jump

The fall issue of ANA Magazine takes a look at risk taking and discovers that playing is safe might be the biggest risk of all. Below are a couple of ideas that fell flat.      

October 07, 2014 by John W. Tomac
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The Shipping News

Do you know the difference between Inland Marine and Ocean Marine Insurance? I sort of do, but only because the fine folks at National Underwriter hired me to illustrate a story explaining the difference. That story and this image appear … Continue reading

October 02, 2014 by John W. Tomac
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Give It Away, Give It Away, Give It Away Now

Here’s a pair of recent assignments that deal with giving to charity. First, an image for, my former employer, The Record. This appeared in Sunday’s paper with a story on the charitable giving habits of businesses in New Jersey. Also discussed … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 by John W. Tomac
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