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The Kool-Aid at Intuit Must Be Delightful

I remember a manager years ago talking about this concept of ‘customer delight’. It was as stupid then as it is now. Intuit (maker of Quicken) seems to think they have achieved it. I’ve got news for them. Nobody is … Continue reading

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Where Is This ‘Shower’ of Meteors?

Last night I tried to watch the Lyrid Meteor shower. I never have much luck with these. It’s hard enough to get up before dawn then I look up and rarely see any meteors. After ten minutes I’m back in … Continue reading

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“and on the 15th day of April, he collected taxes”

Today is one of the worst days of the year…tax day! All that hard earned money gets paid into the government and the great redistribution begins again. Here are some of my favorite tax quotes (and, of course, a limerick). … Continue reading

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Stacy Lewis Wins But Tiger Gets Headlines

I hope all you golf fans were able to watch Stacy Lewis win the LPGA tournament last weekend. It was a great come-from-behind victory with plenty of drama. She is now the #1 women’s golfer in the world. Her success … Continue reading

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Taylor Swift Is Perfect For Lifetime Network

Taylor Swift scares me. She has a cold look in her eyes that reminds me of the evil baby-sitters in Lifetime movies. You know the ones, methodically planning to eliminate the wife and steal the husband. Taylor always seems to … Continue reading

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North Carolina vs. The Nipple

North Carolina politicians are in the news again. Of course, it’s not for anything that resembles good government or even intelligence. This time they have a bug up their ass for the nipple. They want to make it a felony … Continue reading

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Lance Armstrong For Congress

Here I thought nobody could ever unseat Tiger Woods for lying and betrayal, then along comes Lance Armstrong. He has taken lying and deceit to a new level. Not only did he deny ever taking performance enhancing drugs but he … Continue reading

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Hostess Twinkie Has Died Of Natural Causes

Hostess is declaring bankruptcy…again. Let’s all give a collective yawn and a hearty so what. And what about the rush on the Hostess stores? Are there not enough other snacks to take their place? Are Twinkies just that good? I … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Now Part of Black Friday

Greed reigns supreme at Walmart and Target this year. It wasn’t enough to open at midnight after Thanksgiving, now they’re opening at 8:00 pm. Pretty soon Thanksgiving will be treated as just another shopping day. This corporate speak from Kathee … Continue reading

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New Orleans Goes Marching In

It’s cinderella time for the New Orleans Saints. Enjoy the party! I remember the first time my Denver Broncos went to the Superbowl after years and years of losing seasons. You feel a rush of excitement and a sense of … Continue reading

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Scientists Won’t Take This Sitting Down

Thanks to the dedicated work from this group of scientists we now know that sitting too long is not healthy. Duh! I’d like to believe I could whip myself into shape by sitting on my ass but even I know … Continue reading

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NBC Buys New Desk for $45 Million

Once the dust settles, we’ll be right back where we started with Jay Leno and the Tonight show. NBC can’t figure out what went wrong with his new show. They think it was the earlier time slot. Wrong…the show was … Continue reading

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The Times They are a Charging

The N.Y. Times says it will be charging for some of its content next year. I have no problem with that if the cost is reasonable. I think we need good solid news organizations as relying on blogs for news … Continue reading

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Does Google Really Do No Evil?

I keep telling you, China is the enemy to worry about…not some Islamic terrorist. They have the ability to seriously disrupt the fabric of our economy. Fortunately, it will disrupt theirs as well. It’s the capitalist equivalent of the nuclear … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin and My Goldfish

For the life of me I cannot understand peoples’ attraction to Sarah Palin. She’s not that bright, she has nothing to say other than standard rhetoric and well….she’s just not that bright. But then again, neither was George Bush and … Continue reading

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