What's happening out in the world? Did it matter, does it now?
For the majority of us, the recent let-up in prices at the pump have certainly helped ease the monthly budget. It cost me $20 to fill up yesterday. I remember talking to someone last year, and he told me that he hasn't filled his tank in years. Of course, his workhorse is a diesel and diesel hasn't been impacted as much as gasoline with the recent lowering in oil prices.
For those of us that like to delve deeper into the economics, it's interesting to observe the way the Saudis are increasing output, and keeping it high, in order to put the squeeze on newer technologies like shale drilling and the Canadian tar sands which require higher prices per bbl to be cost effective. The economics here are intriguing, and so far the consumer is coming out the winner. How long will this last?
Much is not clear here, but it sounds like all the social networking and long persistence by so many folks may have finally had some success:
I'm inclined to believe that could I decipher the meaning in your cryptic posts, unraveling the universe's dark mysteries would be a mere formality; then again, perhaps they're one and the same..../k
and it was just guys knockin' th'ell outta each other...is that my lighter?
Technically, the same day is the present. It just depends on your time scale. I was only kidding anyway, I had a feeling the new post in this forum had something to do with the football game, so I resisted clicking through to the messages.
By the way, I find it hard to the watch inane commercials while the event is happening. So there's the obligatory trade-off.
No time like the present, Jeff. I find it hard to watch recorded sporting events after the contest is over. That's some eagle nest on your profile page! I saw a few balds and a couple of golden's last month in the mountains southwest of Laramie WY.
Some people dvr'd it ya know...
Darn Patriots lucked out again. Flacco had a great game for Baltimore. Seatle just scored:
Seahawks should roll. Colts will surprise the Donkeys tomorrow. Green Bay at home is a good bet.
An interesting read on an apparently influential letter from Neal Cassady to Jack Kerouac thought to be lost...
Edit II: ...a portion of it is online under The Joan Anderson Letter for perusal.