Monthly Archives: June 2011

It’s the ABI, stupid.

The latest report from the Architectural Billings Index should cause concern: On the heels of a sizeable decrease in April, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) slowed even further in May.  As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI … Continue reading

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Succulent Saturday: Muffins

Henceforth, Saturdays will be known as Succulent Saturday (thanks to @wbdnewton for the name suggestion) wherein I post some of my favorite recipes. They may or may not be familiar to you, but all are Zarf tested and approved. This … Continue reading

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OMG…Delta!!1!

I was going to write something about how much of a fail twitter was about Delta last night, but I’d rather you go read this post by Steven Frischling in which he destroys any and all arguments that Delta hates … Continue reading

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Location. Location. Location.

Or how to torpedo a Presidential campaign before leaving port in three easy steps… 1. As she demonstrates here, Sarah Rumpf was kind enough to let us know where Huntsman first erred and why one should ALWAYS register one’s own … Continue reading

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Fight Like a Girl…

1 + 1 + 1 + 1 = 4 1 is for lymphoma in remission. 1 is for a battle with lymphoma lost. 1 is for ovarian cancer being treated. 1 is for a battle with ovarian cancer lost. 4 … Continue reading

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Chevy Volt

(This is an old post from elsewhere I’m resurrecting in light of the debate about ethanol subsidies and the fact that the Volt only sold 326 units in December of 2010) The Chevy Volt is a piss-poor idea for a … Continue reading

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100 Things

Apropos of nothing, I was thinking about this recently… I have a confession to make. I read all these blogs about minimalism and simplicity and find it a laudable goal, but one I don’t think I can subscribe to. Sure, … Continue reading

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