Monday, June 22nd, 2009
Happy Father’s Day to all you Dads! . . . I hope you did something fun for your special day! . . . I laid around outside on the patio and counted hummingbirds! . . .Now that’s what I call a full day!
Gas prices are going up at the pump again. In fact, gas prices went up at the pump at the beginning of last summer, and the summer before that, and the summer before that, etc. In fact, when I was just a kitten, I can remember my Dad commenting that gas prices seem to go up every summer for no apparent reason. When in fact, there is an apparent reason. Summer is the time when people go on vacations and people drive more during the summer . . . short weekend trips, flying and renting a car, cross-country road trips, or school’s out party animals going out to the beach. Continue reading »
Monday, June 15th, 2009
Why listen to Cramer when you can listen to the Cat?.
Can we take any more from the “worst is over”crowd?” It seems that we are living in a world where things getting worse at a slower pace is being interpreted as good news! We keep hearing from the talking heads that recovery has started, stocks are cheap, commodities are expensive, and there’s green shoots sprouting up all over. I say, “cat poop!” Apparently, these people don’t remember the last 40 years (or weren’t born yet) and don’t understand how long it took us to get into this mess and how long it’s going to take to get out. Let’s go back to the early 1970′s when America started to outsource jobs to Asia to save money and put that extra profit to the bottom line. Continue reading »