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Michael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third WorldMichael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World Next up on my reading list. Lewis, author of Liar's Poker, The Big Short and Money B

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Creepy Friday

13 June, 2014 Posted by Becky Pearce
Tonight is the full moon.  It is Friday the 13th.  These two events do not occur very often.  For some people, this is pretty creepy.  “Despite many myths, the full moon does not actually embolden criminals, bring about births or make people mad, studies show.  And while Friday the 13th superstitions may be well entrenched, […] Read more»

Roaming the Streets In Search of…

11 April, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
I have always been curious.  Some would say nosey.  This affliction began at a very young age, around 3, when my family lived in a Houston enclave. My curiosity manifested itself in a desire to be out and about, to meet people and to find out stuff.  This desire led me to roam my street […] Read more»

What’s In A Name?

28 March, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
What’s in a name? A lot, it would seem, especially if you can find the humor in the law of unintended consequences in the child naming arena. And sometimes the last name is an indicator of the career choice of its owner. When parents pick names for their children, they typically rely on family tradition, […] Read more»