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This morning's financial indicators show that the economy shrank at a 3.8% pace by the end of 2008. This is the worst percentage in 25 years. That's the "bad news". The "good news" is that economists were anticipating that the indicators were going to show a shrinkage of around 5 percent or wo...
Apparently this morning's big news is that Angelina Jolie was caught wearing her evening gown backwards at the SAG awards. Has Barack Obama news already run out of steam? Have we run out of stories about our limping economy... no more layoffs... no more terrible news about the housing industry ...
I am an avid reader of the comics in the daily newspaper. I am not a fair-weather friend, who only reads the Sunday funnies. I read the comics daily, and I typically read them first, before even reading the front page. Reading the comics in the morning is, to me, as drinking a cup of joe is to ...
At 11:38 a.m. eastern standard time, the 28th of January (this day in history), 1986, the space shuttle Challenger lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and Christa McAuliffe was on her way to becoming the first U.S. civilian to travel into space. McAuliffe, a 37-year-old high school social st...
This is the continuation of my series intended to bring humour to the active rain community. Jokes that are, above all, clean (just in case you want to relate them to a client) Easy to remember, (recognizing that our Realtor demographic is aging... just a tiny bit... and memory is the second thin...
A recent newspaper article noted that Gene Roddenberry, the creator of the popular Television Series and Movie franchise "Star Trek", and his wife Majel, will have their cre-mains (remains from cremation) sent into space by a company that specializes in "memorial spaceflights". They are scheduled...
I recently showed a property that had a Ski Jump in the neighborhood. In fact the house was practically in the shadow of the gargantuan Olympic Style Ski Jump. It is 70meters high (over the hill... which is about 200+ feet tall). These are actual photo of the jump, and you can see how it overh...
They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The way we start out day will be the precursor as to how well our day goes. A good breakfast, will lead to a good day. Well, to the left is the information on the product (yes, 1 product) I had for breakfast. Many would say it's the...
My wife and I went to a Vietnamese restaurant last night (for those in the area... it was Tank Noodle on Argyle and Broadway). As we were perusing the menu, she seemed somewhat amused, and said to me... "look at #50 on the menu". The waiter overheard her and said "You want number FIFTY??? W...