Monthly Archives: August 2013

Curious Financial Report

I recently saw a news article about the sad state of the fast food chains.  McDonalds is suffering with a quarterly growth rate of just 1%.  Burger King and Wendy’s were only about half of that.  They are all desperately … Continue reading

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Great Summer!

This year I have one of the best summers in years and it just snuck up on me.  I didn’t do anything exceptional, no once-in-a-lifetime events.  I didn’t win the lottery.  I just had many very nice days with family … Continue reading

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Our #English Language Again

Do you remember studying punctuation and hating it?  Where should you use a comma?  When do you use a semicolon?  It all seems kind of silly until you see something like these little poems by Mary Youngquist. The Pessimist                                                                              The … Continue reading

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Your #Tax Dollars at Work

Once more I am amazed at what the government does and is PROUD about doing.  Minnesota is spending $121 million dollars on the new health care program.  This is not to pay insurance premiums, provide health care or pay for … Continue reading

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