This story I pasted below is upsetting on so many levels. A professional man, unable to find work, killed himself and his entire family. Out of honor. This is the first wave of stories similar to those our parents used to tell--the ones where people jumped out of buildings when the market . . .
AIG has already gone through some $60 billion of the $80+ billion bailout package.This morning I heard people on the news talking about trillions of dollars.Trillions.If it weren't our hard-earned money, it would seem like Monopoly money. I hear Park Place is in foreclosure and you can get Boardwalk . . .
Jeff Macke--a stock trader--was asked what positions he was taking in light of the current market... ...and he responded--cash and fetal. Who can blame him? What on earth is UP? Many of us in hurricane country have been also reflecting on on the End-time warning from the Gospel of Luke, where . . .
I keep trying to post it...let's see if it works. And if not: Tiny Fey rocks! . . .
We have a confirmed wedding date. February 21. At 6:00 p.m. In Carmel, indoors, in front of a charming fountain. I am really, really happy to be marrying someone I am madly, passionately, crazy in love with. Someone who is tweaked in the same crazy ways I am . Who is smart, . . .
It’s October. I think of red and gold maple leaves scattered all over the sidewalk. Crisp Delicious apples. Pumpkins. The smell of burning logs in the fireplace. Puffs of smoke from neighborhood chimneys.That chill in the air that says a snowy winter is just around the corner. Sweaters. Warm jackets . . .
I really just posted this because I knew it would make the Beau laugh. I love to make him laugh. He makes me laugh just about every single day. He has a great sense of the ridiculous. It's one of the very best things about him. . . .
Cute, isn't it? You think this suits me? It's one of the bridal outfits under consideration, because I've been subpoenaed. by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Not for anything I did. I'm innocent. But its' so inconvenient. Maybe I can elect house arrest instead of . . .
Depression has taken on new meaning this week, and no amount of Prozac will treat it. Selling apples may also take on new meaning in the weeks to come. As I told The Beau last night: "Well, if I'm broke, I'm broke. Can't do anything about it." You'd think it would change my plans in some . . .
My nephew, a freshman in college, just returned my earlier call. He told me he was getting ready to have dinner with his father (my brother)."What?!" I asked, "this is your big Saturday night at college? Why aren't you out smoking pot or getting a tattoo or body piercing??"I thought it was a . . .