The Cherriez on Top: Cali-Close and Fed Data Craters

Oh, besides California closing indoor theaters, restaurants and bars?  Worse than expected in the Fed’s Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization report just out. See the business equipment line?  We hate mentioning this to our chi-touting readers, but...

13-Million Cases: We Were Right, Damn it!

The Globe is just passing 13- million cases. Right now, today.  And the worldwide death toll is in excess of 570-thousand. This gives you – the American news scavenger – an opportunity to do some serious “sorting of bullshit from fact”....

The Uncertain Future of “Money”

There’s a very subtle shift going on in America right now:  We’re slowly seeing the underpinnings of society under attack on the one hand (monetization of racism, Marxist-Digital Insurrection).  But on the other, we’re seeing the hollowing-out of the...

Heavy Equipment School: Riding Mowers 101

10-Mowing Tips for would-be groundskeepers is our topic this morning. No, we didn’t really need 30-acres.  We could have gotten by with two acres per person, just fine. But I had this wild dream years back when I was running a vocational school:  I wanted to...

“Groundsteading” in 2030

Suppose, for a moment, that your “future self” could write a letter to your “present-day self” and offer pointers navigating what’s to come. While it would make an interesting book – there’s so much to cover – it also...

Future on Rails – Double-Down on Warming?

The Future is sometimes terribly easy to see.  But, when you look at it square-on, it can be really ugly.  As a result, faced with a declining set of prospects of achieve “health, wealth, and happiness” people turn their faces.  Averting their gaze is what...

Dueling Disasters – Tractor Envy

Pick a disaster…plenty to choose from…no crowding, social distance, please! And so begins another Thursday. Besides the Fed data on “jacking up the money supply” – after the close today – there is the small matter of the implosion...

Aging: A Frontier Check

Toss the fish oil?  Sleep on the ground?  Throw your water in the blender first?  Yes, the Mad Scientist and his beautiful assistant have been at it again.  Reading and pondering where Ponce de Leon hid the Fountain.Which we will get into as soon...