The Deaths of Two Heroes

Armstrong is a name much in the news this week. Neil and Lance. Two heroes. Both dead. One of natural causes at the end of a long and storied life of humility and public service. The other had his reputation killed at the end of a long-drawn-out and sordid scandal. One will be a hero…

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Admit It!!!

ADMIT IT!!! I did already and will again…. I was addicted to the London Olympics…in fact, so was my whole family. So don’t be embarrassed that you watched some of it…no matter how cheesy you think it was… Don’t feel bad…truth is you are only one of close to 5 billion people who, at one…

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Are You Into Retro?

Are you into retro? Retro anything… Fashion, food tastes, furnishings – you name it. Retro seems always to be in style – in fact, it’s often haute couture – the highest. Yet some retro is viewed as merely old, tired and worn out, and we slavishly pursue the new in denial of what was. In…

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Run Amok

Here we go again. Computers run amok. No personal accountability, only finger pointing – maybe they confused digits with digital. No doubt you have seen the news and followed the story – the vaunted, automated trading system of Knight Capital Group seemed to have had a “nervous breakdown” and the company, responsible for some 10%…

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