Monthly Archives: February 2011

Short Comfort Zones

Ha! You investment types probably think I’m thinking about stocks. Nope. Believe it or not, I’m typing about fashion. My clueless approach to clothes has somehow become my definable style. I wear shorts. And I’ve even learned a lesson by … Continue reading

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Ignore The News

Lindsay Lohan. That’s already too many syllables devoted to that topic. Recently I got rid of my satellite service. No dish. No cable contract. No rabbit ears. All the news I get is from friends and from the stream. I … Continue reading

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Poor To Rich

Unless we’re born wealthy, most people see themselves moving from poor to rich. That’s part of the American Dream. Anybody can make it with hard work and luck. Poor to rich also describes the way money flows, or doesn’t. I … Continue reading

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Substantial Story

A friend posted the query on Facebook, “What opens your heart?” My response was “another open heart.” One of my favorite things is listening to stories. From Garrison Keillor to a friend’s blog (Dave Day’s amazing life) to after-dinner chats … Continue reading

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Golden Revolution

Egypt is Poland. In both cases change came from within, and the change came from a disgruntled populace, not from an opposition political party. After Poland changed, everything in the USSR changed. With Egypt and Tunisia  changing, what other countries … Continue reading

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Tangible Wealth

Scrooge McDuck made his wealth tangible by filling a room with gold coins and then diving in. Ouch. Doing the same thing with paper money is softer, but no less ridiculous. Do you know where all that money has been? … Continue reading

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When To Sell

When to sell? When you want to. When you need to. Okay, let me be more specific than that, even though those two short sentences are wonderfully concise. Of course, I am talking about when to sell stocks; but, the … Continue reading

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Solutions Or Answers

We don’t know everything. What is life? Where does consciousness reside? Why are we here? How do bees and ants manage complexity with tiny brains? Are we alone in the universe? Is this the only universe? What is reality? What … Continue reading

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Let It Out

Okay my friends. Many of you are positivists. You know I am an optimist. But there are days when the only responses are to grimace or scream. Just ask the Egyptians. You can put up with a lot. You can … Continue reading

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