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Bloombergian Gods

April 12th, 20131 comment

I got an email from Amazon this morning.  It was about a comment I made on a book that I did not read.  I expected to get trashed and another bit came in this morning.  It was everything I expected.  Take a look.  The book is Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

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If I only had a brain

October 31st, 20124 comments

That’s the thought of the Tin Man.  Ray Bolger made the tin fellow very flexible.  You’d think the average tin man was more like some knight in a badly fitted suit of armor.    In my age group it those zombiesque folks that try to navigate the super market and hold everybody up.  You grit your teeth or nasty folks will kick their walkers out from under them.   Waiting behind them at the checkout, I have to admit having such thought too. Read more…

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Tis always the season

June 21st, 20123 comments

Holidays, birthdays, house warmings, and so it goes; it is the season of giving.  When I am feeling flush/kind/whatever, I’ll throw a few more buck in my Kiva account.  It an outgrowth of the micro loan business that transformed so many in India.   Read more…

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Recommended

May 8th, 2012No comments

Not starching your skivvies is a good one.  It show that things can get carried beyond the norm.  Aunt Dot always ironed Uncle Jay’s loose whiteys.  That is hearsay on my part and comes from the family joke category.  Today, computers are getting into the act.  I’ve remarked on how Google serves up search based on what it thinks are your interests.  How good is that? Read more…

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Mix Heart and Head

April 24th, 20123 comments

Got this email today that I’ll share.  Looks right based on what I know.   It reminded me of a story told to me by my Uncle Jay.  He was WWII Navy.  With his troop ship convoy ready to sail the cold Atlantic, the Red Cross and Salvation Army were at the dock with coffee and donuts.  The Red Cross was selling their stuff and the Salvation Army gave it away.  I’ve remembered that for a lot of years.  Read more…

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Being Green

September 1st, 2011No comments

The song lied.  It is easy being green.  Easy is something we take all too granted.  Our president has really embraced it.  Congress run on the platform.  Dire warning have and continue to abound.  “Progressive” cities do in pop machines and happy meals. Read more…

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