Jan
15
2014

Economic hangover?

The other day I was driving around and listening to one of those programs about money and the economy. They were talking about how the economy was much better but that there were still high unemployment numbers. (Read More…)

Jan
10
2014

Here’s the story

A comment on my post about New Year’s resolutions has prompted me to relate this somewhat embarrassing story. (Read More…)

Jan
08
2014

Getting better

The economic situation seems to be on the upswing these days. Driving around, I see more construction projects, several large commercial buildings going up, some new houses and a number of remodels. This is very good to see. (Read More…)

Dec
31
2013

New Year’s resolutions

Many years ago I made a New Year’s resolution not to make any more New Year’s resolutions. But this year, I’m breaking it. (Read More…)

Dec
18
2013

World domination?

Yes, world domination seems to be the only worthy goal remaining. Oh, I know, it’s been tried before. (Read More…)

Dec
13
2013

Paid to think?

I have always had mixed feelings about my employees thinking on their own. (Read More…)

Dec
04
2013

Pet peeve of the day

There are many things that we used to be able to do that are no longer possible, or at least no longer easy or simple. (Read More…)

Nov
25
2013

Power hungry

My Aug. 20 post about 3D printing prompted a reply that included a link to a site called Profoundly Disconnected. When I clicked on the link, I got a “cannot connect to the server” error. (Read More…)

Nov
20
2013

Maintaining product quality

I was listening to an NPR program recently in which a woman who made ‘artisan’ jellies was asking about selling her products. The advice she was given was to remain small and not attempt to mass market her products. (Read More…)

Nov
14
2013

No inspectors?

In a reply to my last post, it was suggested there are no building inspectors in the furniture business. Well I have to disagree. (Read More…)