We’ve been hearing for the last couple of months that Congress needs to raise the debt limit before August 2 in order to prevent the U.S. Government from defaulting on its obligations. This isn’t new; in the past, Congress has increased the debt limit as a matter of course. The only thing different this time . . . → Read More: Here we go again
The Twitter convention for referencing a stock is to put a dollar sign in front of the ticker symbol. For example, a tweet that contains $MSFT is talking about the stock for Microsoft Corporation. The tweet likely contains a link to an article about the company’s performance, or perhaps somebody’s sentiment about the stock. I . . . → Read More: Most tweeted stocks
I’ve carved dozens of these little dogs–perhaps more than a hundred. I know they’re not high art, but I enjoy them. Some people play Solitaire or Bejeweled, watch TV, or sit around drinking beer and talking with friends. I whittle.
You’d think that after carving so many of these I’d “have it down.” But . . . → Read More: A fun little carving
I’ve spent most of my limited carving time recently on more spoons. A few of the little bears, but that’s about it.
My friend Mike was about to throw an old table into the burn pile up at the ranch. I grabbed a few slats to bring home, because I wanted to see what kind . . . → Read More: Some new spoons
Last month the Congressional Budget Office released their 2011 Long-Term Budget Outlook. Unsurprisingly, this was not reported by the media or mentioned by any of the players in the fiscal tug-of-war that’s currently occupying our elected parasites. It’s likely that most of them haven’t even read the report.
They should, and the the media should . . . → Read More: Keep on digging!