Tag Archives: Dismal Decade

Backup Plans

  A friend’s blog inspired a paragraph in Tuesday’s post which inspired today’s post. Normally I post on Wednesdays and Saturdays but it is good to break patterns occasionally. She wrote about her Plan B. Now I recognize that I’ve … Continue reading

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Busy Busy Busy

How are you? Busy. What are you doing? Scrambling. Is that working for you? Stay tuned. Some small businesses I know are busier than they’ve ever been. Life is getting busy. Friends have less time to chat. I’m working almost … Continue reading

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Editing Out Humanity

The rains are back in town. There’s photo I’d love to take from where I sit. Low clouds are weaving through the tress on the opposite side of the bay. Each fragment of mist frames a different green vignette; either … Continue reading

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Huh Duh Yay

Someone sincerely asked about Dendreon and DNDN the other day. Their response to my synopsis was; “Duh. You should’ve seen that one coming.” Isn’t retrospection wonderful? It is 100% accurate, at least for a moment. History is a series of … Continue reading

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Post 1Q12

It’s spring. My neighbor’s lawnmower reminds me of yardwork yet to be done. It is stereotypically sunny and I am in shorts. One of the area’s wettest winters is gone, well, except for that bit of frost this morning. The … Continue reading

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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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Just Start

Think. Consider. Ponder. Plan. But remember to get started. “The journey of a thousand leagues begins with one step.” Without that first step the journey may never happen, and after that first step the new view may change the goal. … Continue reading

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A Million Thoughts

Money is on my mind. That’s probably because it’s the end of the month and I’m not a millionaire. Actually, when I was a millionaire, money was on my mind at the end of the month, but the thoughts were … Continue reading

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Taught Muscles

We’ve been wrapped up tight. Can you feel it too? Terrorists tightened up our security efforts to ridiculous effect. Centuries of unintended consequences endanger our environment. Food scares make dinner an occasion for debate instead of relaxation. I think it’s … Continue reading

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Curious Nose Prints

The economy must be doing better. There were nose prints on the glass. Windows don’t get smudged by people standing back. Something convinced them to be curious enough to lean forward. Last week I taught my ever-changing seminar on Modern … Continue reading

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