There's a story on Shelf Awareness of a longtime online discount bookstore opening a bricks and mortar location.
Owner says it's gotten too competitive online. And she talks about what an irony it is that she was opening a store, when just a few years ago she was encouraging her dad to close his stores and go online.
"OSU-Cascades May Offer Master's in Creative Writing." Bulletin, 11/3/11.
Just what the world needs. More pretentious writers.
Oh, the power of it all. The Greeks have complete control of my stock portfolio.
Mention a 'referendum' and the stocks go into freefall. Back off a 'referendum' and they go back up.
That can't be healthy.
As I twittereded. "Oh, stock market. You son of a bitch."
A paranoid local district attorney creates enemies which makes him paranoid which creates enemies which makes him paranoid.
That can't be good.
Another local, apparently thriving company, PV Powered, gets bought by a bigger out-of-town rival, and immediately seems to collapse.
Funny how when the parent company gets in trouble, the costs get cut at the new merger.
I hereby call it McGeary's law: A company will expand to it's level of incompetence.
Linda and I saw that four point buck in the Bulletin on our Sunday drive on the west side. It was standing in the middle of the road when we turned a corner.
It had a look, as if to say: "What's your problem, bud?"
Saw two other batches of deer that day, within a few blocks.
Rodents with hooves.
3 days ago