Tag Archives: WSJ

Hey Girls, Read This, Please

This post is intended for my three daughters….but I’m sure any dad will want to read this. Something to think about….think hard. Will a Cheap Wedding Help your marriage? Thanks to the WSJ and Sarah Portlock

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“Like Layla….But Different”

A song that may have saved The Allman Brothers from dis-banding. The story can be found in today’s WSJ, Doin The Best They Can by Marc Myers. It is hard to comprehend that Dickey Betts is 70 years old. The … Continue reading

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Grave Problems

A story from the front page of Friday’s WSJ, Grave Problem: Nothing is rotting in the State of Norway. Written by Ellen Emmerentze Jervell

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One Week Too Late

Last Friday, I went up to Charlotte (CLT) to pick up Elissa as she returned from her stay in Ireland. You can read her interesting blog, Five Weeks Abroad Those of you who know me well are aware that I … Continue reading

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Pretzel Heads

In Intriguing article for my daughters to read…… The Plight of the Teenage Pretzel Heads Courtesy of Eric Roper and the Wall Street Journal

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Fifty-Four Thousand Balls?

That is how many they use at Wimbledon each year. Came across this article in today’s WSJ. Keeping Track of 54,000 balls I know a certain dog that would be happy to take a few off their hands…..

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Workin’ For The Man

Caught this article in Friday’s WSJ. A Ride on a Riverboat Queen, by Marc Myers The story of a song that everyone knows. And here they are playing it…..

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Anatomy Of A Song

From yesterday’s Wall Street Journal, by Marc Myers. The Day They Grooved to ‘Groovin’

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Op-Ed

I wrote about it here: Monks Win Again There was this Opinion/editorial in the WSJ on Saturday (catching up on my reading this morning) A Casket Cartel and the Louisiana Way of Death

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Psalm 23, Revised

From Saturday’s Wall Street Journal and written by Mark Helprin Here is the link and the text for folks who do not like linking….. The Newly revised Psalm 23 According to Modern Principles Note: Reading this does not take the … Continue reading

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A Tangled Web

The link below is to a fantastic article in this weekend’s, Wall Street Journal, Weekend Investor section. The author is Kelly Greene Since Alicia and I are in the middle of re-doing our wills, (and our attorney is a subscriber … Continue reading

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This I Did Not Know

Apparently, there are several colleges/universities that require their students be able to pass a swimming test prior to graduation. Is that not what summer camp is for? Is that not a “life skill” that should be learned early in life?…as … Continue reading

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Life & Death On FB

I am one of the seven people left in The United States that is not (and will never be) on FaceBook (FB) I did however, find the WSJ article below worth linking to for your benefit. Face Book in Life … Continue reading

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Designing Your Death Dossier

Below is a link to an article from The Wall Street Journal….”good stuff” as a teacher of mine would say. The 25 Documents You Need Before You Die This is an article about making plans for everything surrounding your exit, … Continue reading

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