No Need to be a Snow Bird

Posted on December 20, 2011

To paraphrase the Billy Joel song, I’m feeling in a Miami state of mind. That’s right. With temperatures dropping and the sun setting before 5, I’m feeling a warm glow up here in the Northeast. Funny how solar panels can change the way you look at things. Just when I’m starting to envy those birds [...]

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Frick’n Fracking

Posted on December 19, 2011

This post was initially published March 4th, 2011 on MXpressions Crude oil over $100/barrel. Gasoline at the pump averaging over $3.40/gallon. Natural gas over $15/mmbtu and electricity prices at an all time high. It seems like we are heading back to the nose bleed prices of June 2008, when energy production had trouble keeping up [...]

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A Fruit Vendor and a 1% Chance

Posted on December 18, 2011

This post was initially published March 1st, 2011 Years ago a new Sherlock Holmes-inspired novel was published. Called The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, it didn’t compare to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s masterpieces. But as an old Holmesian who still bristles at the name Moriarty, it held my attention. I was reminded of the doppelgänger Holmes’ mystery while [...]

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