Friday Chuckle of the Day

This made me laugh today:  Microsoft buys Nokia handset business   I live in the Land of Microsoft, which I roundly despise.  The above article at 24/7 Wall Street asks an interesting question.  Now that Microsoft has bought Nokia's handset business, what are they going to do with a money-losing hardware concern? My thoughts:  Now …

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Thoughts on my 65th Birthday, and Risk-Taking

  I celebrated my 65th birthday last week.  A bunch of assumptions sometimes are made about that particular milestone.  In the fairly recent past, many people were forced to retire once they reached 65.  Many big companies had mandatory retirement ages for their workers.  Even now, successful CEOs leave their jobs when they turn 65. …

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My first response to Weekly Photo Challenge-How about THIS Monument?

Back in 2010, Hubby and I drove to Hillsdale College in Michigan for Hillsdale Hostel.  We spent a week on the road getting there, the week there, and a week getting back.  On the way from Everett, Washington to Hillsdale Michigan, we passed through Wyoming, and stopped at Devil's Tower National Monument.  Here are a …

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Shame, Shame, Shame from Institutions this week

How low can you go?  In two separate incidents this week, institutions of higher learning and technology, BOTH of whom purport to support the values of Inclusiveness, and Tolerance, and Free Speech and expression; brought shame and ridicule upon themselves.  It never ceases to amaze me how Liberal institutions can engage in despicable behavior, treating …

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