Monthly Archives: February 2012

Dammed Plans

Dam. Dam. Dam. That’s about as close as I get to swearing. DNDN went back down another 20%. MVIS did too – on the same day. I thought it was more likely that DNDN would pop 20%. I had plans. … Continue reading

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Waiting For The Boil

Except for the lottery, much of life’s success and progress takes time. For planning purposes, we live in a linear temporal universe. Maybe cause doesn’t have to precede effect. Maybe there’s a way to know how this will all turn … Continue reading

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Work Is Cheap

Busy? Daily. Working hard? Definitely. Fixing up the house? Not really. Want a vacation? Oh yeah. Gonna get one? Well, yes, as soon as the hard work that is keeping me busy begins to pay off. When money is tight, … Continue reading

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Presidents Say

There was a lot I wanted to get done today, but it is President’s Day. I thanked the calendar for the break, and the opportunity for procrastination. I also grumbled a bit about being able to get some things done … Continue reading

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Response Ability

CEOs are paid well. Their pay represents their responsibilities. Most employees are paid for their work. Corporate executives are paid to make the right decisions. The buck stops there. Many bucks do. I wonder if the money flows up out … Continue reading

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Who Gets It

Whitney Houston fans bought over 100,000 copies of her albums after her death. That is a tribute literally paid too late. Sad to say, but rewards aren’t always paid to those who did the work. Estates can become perpetual based … Continue reading

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Distributing Wealth

Tonight’s Powerball lottery is worth ~$325,000,000. That’s enough money to go around. Did you bring enough to share? Win that lottery and you could give everyone in the USA $1, shipping and handling extra of course. We lose perspective on … Continue reading

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A Bow To Drewslist

I bow to drewslist. I kowtow and offer obeisances, or at least I send Drew Kampion a check for about 10% of what I make through his very local service. Drew runs an email list that sounds innocuous yet is … Continue reading

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Old Age Classics

It’s Super Bowl weekend! I’m reading The Aeneid. The Super Bowl costs millions of dollars. A billion seems reasonable considering how many people will watch and eat and drink. My copy of The Aeneid cost $16 and will last much … Continue reading

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Empowered People

Pardon me as I take a break from my writing to write. I’m writing a lot. I’m not alone. The number of writers is increasing. The barriers to publishing are falling. I haven’t found a way to invest in this … Continue reading

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