Monthly Archives: February 2006

Talking about Americans work more, seem to accomplish less – U.S. Business – MSNBC.com

 Just as we all suspected.  Overworked & underpaid slaves to the paycheck!  You gotta love that treadmill! NEW YORK – "Most U.S. workers say they feel rushed on the job, but they are getting less accomplished than a decade ago, … Continue reading

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James K. Burk – The Power of Persistence

  James K. Burk – The Power of Persistence!   For more than 4 decades my old friend Jim Burk has strived to be a celebrated author.  So now he is.  Jim is my model of the power of persistance!  … Continue reading

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Flock of Dodos

From Freddy’s  "Why cant we all just get along" File –   Jez, enough said already!  C’mon lets move on please.  Wouldn’t it be nice if folks could spend just a little of their wasted lives on more meaningful pursuits?  Oh , … Continue reading

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Gadgetville Plus

Interactive Gallery Slide shows, animated graphics, quizzes, and more   Check this out from Business Week Magazine – Lots of neat stuff & some cool pictures too.  Entertain your fantasy & figure out how to empty your pockets at warp … Continue reading

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That’s just not right!

These Bastards got my fingernail clippers!   Sale of airports’ banned items proves bountiful By Gary Stoller, USA TODAY "It’s a little-noticed legacy of post-9/11 airport security procedures: the brisk commerce spawned by the buying, selling and disposal of the … Continue reading

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FYI From Forbes via MSN

Music’s top money makers for 2005 • The Rolling Stones $168 million • U2 $150 million • Kenny Chesney $110 million • Green Day $99 million • The Eagles $84 million • Paul McCartney $83 million • Celine Dion $81 million • … Continue reading

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Is art driving you crazy or ViceVersa?

Fascinating article from Healthday – Find original article here http://www.healthday.com/view.cfm?id=529244  WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23 (HealthDay News) — The notion of the "suffering artist" has long been a potent one, and a new examination of masterpieces from the past suggests it may … Continue reading

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Torn from the Headlines…or page 3 maybe

Super bowl Cliff Notes here – http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3690072/   ** Here’s some good options for all you drop-outs out there – http://msn.careerbuilder.com/custom/msn/careeradvice/viewarticle.aspx?articleid=682&SiteId=cbmsnty4682&sc_extcmp=JS_682_today1&GT1=7770&cbRecursionCnt=1&cbsid=e35069cde0ee405a8bf3b949257d2f33-192194368-WH-2              Based on data from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Census Bureau, career planning expert Michael Farr and statistician … Continue reading

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Has the Islam world lost its sense of humor?

What ever happened to that wonderful wry Islamic sense of humor?  This web site is outa site!  Be sure to check out their recap of the state of the union address.   "Muslims Outraged Over Blasphemous Garfield Cartoon" " MUNCIE, DENMARK- … Continue reading

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