This recent one struck me not because of bitterness but the frustration of “doing the right thing” all your life only to learn that it is no longer the way the game is played, or at least won. I shall only identify the writer as Writer C:
College to get that better job, dedication and sacrifice to career, countless
nights away from home and the wife.
The pay-off a deferred pension woefully under funded and uncertainly about how
many pennies I’ll get on the dollar when I am eligible to draw.
I thought I was smart dumping money check after check into the