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Fitness Activity Log


  Tuesday July 25 – Bike ride thru Westhampton, trying to pick up the pace. Handstands. Monday July 24 – Gym, elliptical, 11 machines upper body and core, handstands Sunday July 23 – Walk around the triangle Saturday July 22 … Continue reading

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Power of the clave


I went to JazzSi, the music club of Taller de la Musica in Barcelona, last night for Descarga Cubana (Cuban Download/Discharge).  I was pretty excited to have found this little club (that’s known to thousands of people) with live music … Continue reading

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Would Republicans cut the minimum wage?


In his state of the union speech President Obama called for increasing the federal minimum wage. The Republicans say that’s a bad idea because it would kill jobs. They say this without offering any evidence or data to backup the … Continue reading

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Obama’s ‘Moneyball’ campaign


In today’s Washington Post opinion page Marc A. Thiessen says that Obama and his campaign team used technology much more effectively than Mitt Romney and his staff did. http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/marc-thiessen-how-obama-trumped-romney-with-big-data/2012/11/12/6fa599da-2cd4-11e2-89d4-040c9330702a_story.html But in the article he writes: “And letting a community organizer … Continue reading

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Fitness Activity Log


Monday June 5, 2017 – Gym: 20 minutes elliptical, 30 minutes weight machines, handstands Sunday Nov 4, 2012 – Bicing to Barceloneta via Paralel (4km); walking thru Old City, Ramblas to return (4km) Monday Nov 5, 2012 – Walking around with … Continue reading

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Bureaucracies of the world; episode two


Last week I went to the Social Security Administration office to request a reduction in my Medicare premium. I forgot to bring anything to read, so I entertained myself by making these notes: Tuesday June 19th, 2012 10:39 – I … Continue reading

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Cutting Edge Investment Strategy


I’m always seeing expert advice about how to make money in the stock market. Some experts suggest looking for ‘value’ stocks. I was going to try that approach until I realized that it was not an approach at all. What … Continue reading

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