This morning there's a story in the paper with the headline,"Debt collection firm wants more time for refinancing plan" (to avoid bankruptcy). Does anyone else see this as ironic? For what it's worth, there are allegations of "financial misconduct" within the company as well. … [Read more...] about Debt Collection Firm Bankruptcy
Thanks to the Twitter, I see that Taylor Swift has "dumped" Selena Gomez over Justin Bieber. I'm not really sure what that means, and frankly I don't care enough to delve into it any further. But I will sit back and wait for Taylor Swift to write a new chart topping song about the experience. Any guesses as to what the title will be? … [Read more...] about Taylor Dumps Selena, To Write Chart Topping Song
While I find Daylight Saving Time (yes, that's Saving, singular, not Savings, plural) silly, ever since we've decided to change our clocks in Indiana, I've not been sure why we're not on Central. Arguments abound about business, and keeping up with New York City. One must assume no one in Chicago is doing business with anyone in New York City. And certainly not with Los … [Read more...] about Indiana’s Timezone
We've had the PC Police running rampant for decades now, but their latest effort, banning the word "bossy", sounds like something that was conjured up on a preschool playground. I'm sure George Carlin would have a field day with this one if he were still with us. But since he's not, how about a classic quote from George. "I don't like words that hide the truth. I don't … [Read more...] about Bossy
In a USA Today poll at 10best.com, Indianapolis was voted the Best Convention City. While that is cool, they could have used a photo that didn't make the city appear so dark and gray. … [Read more...] about Indy Voted Best Convention City
When I hear of people dying while jogging, or doing any other generally accepted form of exercise, it really gives me no incentive to exercise to that extent. … [Read more...] about Death by Exercise
If the goal of the media is an "exclusive", why don't we see more unique stories as opposed to chasing the same thing that everyone else is? Find the story instead. … [Read more...] about Media’s Definition of “Exclusive”
"Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." - Arthur Ashe This is how I take on my own life, but it is easy to get caught up in the "if I only had ________" thought process. Do your best given your situation, and be grateful for what you've been able to do with what you have at your disposal. In the end amazing things will happen. … [Read more...] about Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.