This is deep

I just had to share this comment someone left here on FriendsNews.com. Read it, absorb it, digest it, lather, rinse and repeat it. Then let me know what the %$^# it means! Here it is:

"I comprehend that is genuinely uninteresting and you're merely skipping to the next comment, nonetheless i basically preferred to toss

Corporate welfare vs. social welfare spending

via Corporate Welfare Vs. Social Welfare Spending … It’s Not Just A $40 Billion Gap.

"Market subsidies, market protections, market interventions, regulatory favors, favorable legislation, legal protections, ex-post

America’s re-shoring of jobs is accelerating

Good!

via America’s Re-shoring of Jobs Is Accelerating.

"Over the past couple of years, we’ve projected an improvement in U.S. manufacturing competitiveness by 2015 that would help drive an American manufactu

Lessons in the art of living

Good guidelines. This snipped below is the most useful part:

via Lessons in the Art of Living | Psychology Today.

"In DBT [dialectical behavior therapy], the skill is encapsulated in a mnemonic device known as DearMa

45 percent of American jobs will be done by computers in 20 years

And then the “third stage” (my words, not theirs) will be when people realize how irritating and stupid these computers are. Consumers, otherwise known as “people,” will stop using services that are overly-computerized, and bosses everywhere will be forced to trash their computerized systems in favor of good old-fashioned humans.

via News Forag

Sunday ride

Elizabeth dragged me onto another one of her outings this morning. If nothing else, she keeps me in shape. This time, she was on her motorized scooter (the kind you stand on), while I rode my bicycle. No fair making the old man use pedal power while she rides a scooter, giving only her throttle hand a workout.

But first, I had to fix my flat. I h

Free lunch… or is it?

I’ve been chosen (with 5-6 others) to “Have Lunch With ****!” (one of the VP’s at work) tomorrow. I’ve been instructed to “come prepared to discuss real issues and solutions” regarding my job. Not looking forward to it. At least it’s a free lunch … but is it really? The price is I have to Have Lunch With ****! and talk about work. 🙂

At lea

Good start

The NFL got off to a good start today, the first real games of the season.

Both of my teams, the Tennessee Titans and San Francisco 49ers, won!

The Titans were a surprise over the Steelers.

The Niners won “as expected” even though they were playing the Packers.

Normally, I’d be rooting for the Packers, but not against either of the above te

Must see sights around the world

A list of must-see sights around the world. Less obvious places, such as Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory in Vermont, or the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, etc. Hopefull