Archive for October, 2009

Here’s the article on windows 7 being like an old girlfriend.

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Here’s the article on windows 7 being like an old girlfriend. ——- I get the impression that the Windows 7 launch is a lot like seeing an old girlfriend suddenly show up on your doorstep wanting to get back together. She’s had some work done, apparently: stomach stapling to take off some of the weight, […]

Tough lesson

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Copyright someone not me A married couple in their early 60s was celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary in a quiet, romantic little restaurant. Suddenly, a tiny yet beautiful fairy appeared on their table. She said, ‘For being such an exemplary married couple and for being loving to each other for all this time, I will […]

Insurance and Socialism

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

I have a number of friends who are all up in arms over our inevitable slide into socialism just because we are trying to make healthcare more accessible and that got me thinking about definitions and the power of words. Important note, a number of these folks are in insurance and have enjoyed considerable success. […]

The Queen Mary 2 – What More Needs to be Said

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Socialism, Free Markets, Buzz Words, and the Power of Language

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

I have friends and family who are freaking out over the health care initiatives moving through congress and which our President supports. The most interesting part of the dialogue is the fear and horror at the thought that these are socialist and they have even succeeded in demonizing the term socialist to the point, that, […]

Grandmother Esther Raises the Stakes

Monday, October 12th, 2009

My Grandmother Esther was a neat elderly lady, well, not always elderly, I am sure at some point in her life she was young, but this story takes place after elderly became an accurate adjective. Life has a way of getting in the way of all the things we want to do and so I […]