After that huge long column yesterday, you want more? You couldn’t possibly.
‘Up’ 29% yesterday on 1,100 shares. I just want to reiterate that this is all silly and meaningless and absolutely nothing happened. It’s either worth zero, eventually, or lots and lots. Pay no attention to the rest of it. The spread […]
[Good deals . . . ]
YOU WON’T BELIEVE THESE FARES
How about $35 from New York to Washington? How about $30 from Boston to New York How about $35 from L.A. to Las Vegas? Falling out of your chair? Well, these fares are readily available . . . and they are round trip.
But first . . .
THE SENATE HAD THE EXACT SAME INTELLIGENCE AS THE PRESIDENT AND V.P. – NOT
It doesn’t rise to the level of lying about sex – they only started a disastrous war – but according to this from the National Journal (thanks, Ralph Sierra) . . .
You can easily have all you want by not wanting much [I wrote in this space in 1996]. You can’t possibly have all you want by making more money.
And isn’t ‘want’ the most intriguing word? It means lack (‘For want of a nail the shoe is lost, for want of a shoe the horse […]
LUX ET VERITAS
Mike Myler: ‘I took Latin 40 years and thousands of beers ago. With the amount of reading you assign it is not fair to add Latin homework.
☞ Light is truth? At least it wasn’t French! That drives me crazy when I am reading a book and all of a sudden […]
MAKING SENSE OF THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN
Seniors are completely confused. From the San Jose Mercury News (thanks, Peter):
Bill Wilson worked at an accounting company for 15 years. Marge Thompson was married to an accountant. Marion Block spent more than 30 years managing a family business.
But decades of close attention to figures […]
LIVE LONG AND PROSPER
Anne Speck: ‘My mom sent me this link from the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. It’s called the Longevity Game and it’s an interactive way to check your life expectancy and the changes you can make to improve it.’
☞ It has my mother living to 104, which […]
But first . . .
WE’RE PUTTING A CAMERA OVER YOUR BED
Some of us believe masturbation should not be subject to government regulation. Abominated […]
1. Run don’t walk (well, or at least walk like a man) to see Jersey Boys – the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. The web site sells itself. In fact, even if you can’t make it to New York or afford the crazy Broadway ticket prices, just enjoy the web […]
IT’S YOUR PLANET, TOO
Hurricane Gamma seems pretty likely to form over the next few days – when have we ever gotten three tropical depressions into the Greek alphabet before? – which may be as good a reason as any to direct your attention to Al Gore, here, in Rolling Stone:
Quote of the Day
If you think it's messy there, said Albert Einstein of his paper-strewn office, you should see it up here, he smiled, pointing to his head.~.
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