We’re stuck in the Northeast – just outside Boston to be exact. Tropical Storm Sandy is bearing down on this whole section of the world. Our flight has been cancelled until, best case, Tuesday a.m. Rain is pelting the windows of the hotel, the wind is starting to kick up, the governor of the Commonwealth is on TV scaring the bejeezes out of everybody, and my wife and I have that look on our faces like we’re stuck in the principal’s office just waiting for our parents to show up and beat our butts.
Have I written about Craisins? I don’t remember. If I have, bear with me as I rinse and repeat. If I haven’t, you’re going to love this. I think it’s cool that in a world where (presumably) nothing under the sun is new, great minds continue to come up with better ideas and better ways to do things.
The Nobel Prizes are being rewarded. The Nobel Peace Prize is the most noted, but there are many awards across many disciplines. It probably snuck by you, but the Nobel Prize for physics was passed out a couple of weeks ago, too.
Here are some random things I’ve had on my mind lately. WARNING: This blog has no redeeming value.
It is humorous to me that the two states containing cities with the most vowels are Hawaii and Wisconsin. That’s where the similarities begin and end. When in either destination, I have a one-in-five chance of correctly pronouncing the names of their cities. One state features fresh, exotic fruit – the other, cheese curds.
The headline article in the Wall Street Journal last Monday dealt with the fact that fees for checking accounts have risen nationwide. As predicted, this is no surprise.