Stephen Bishop

Biography

The writer is a retired corporate finance executive with 40 years experience in Accounting and Finance.

Books

Giving Up Parker - 6 months later
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You set the price! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
Losing a loved one eviscerates one and marks a significant passage of time. Grieving has a prescribed progression and mine is moving normally, although I don't want it to. I want someone to call me and ask me if I can take Parker back, or to hear a scratching on the front door screen and open it to find him bedgraggled but alive and smiling. Acceptance is still in the future.
Giving Up Parker
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
A brief essay on the parting of a beloved animal by the one who loved him.
A Tribute to Tora
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Essay » Literature
Tora is the model companion and to not share her with the world is to bury the largest diamond I can imagine.
The Whales
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life
Whale watching off the Southern California Coast in your boat is always exciting and relatively benign. But it is possible to get into trouble. We did one day.
The Truth About Real Estate Appraisal
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Category: Essay » Business
To realize the role real estate appraisers played in the current financial crisis, you had to be one. Real estate appraisers are the scribes of the real estate industry. Although new rules will limit their ability to inflate property values, we've seen the devastating effect of collusion between RE "Professionals" and their pet appraisers.
The Crow's Nest - How to be Homeless in America
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,350. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
Housing in the U.S. has been turned into the equivalent of blood diamonds. The number of middle-class Americans finding themselves suddenly homeless is exploding. Many more would be better off living out of a car. Real estate is so rife with fraud it is dangerous. This book will teach you how to avoid it until law enforcement cleans it up.

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