Thanks – for Laboring on Labor Day

Go out to fire, police, and emergency medical people.  In order for “the rest of us to have it off” there are people sweating their butts off to keep the country intact. Had a call this morning from firefighter/EMT son George II who’s working a big...

Goodbye Swamp Cooler? Antenna Modeling Notes

Why is it 4:15 AM and why is Ure running antenna models? The answer is simple:  The end of summer is upon us.  When the weather cools down, things here heat up.  Hot coffee on a cool more, clear head, and a zillion ideas to run down. But first…. Goodbye Swamp...

Channeling Industrial Arts

Elaine and I were having the afternoon toddy Friday when she asked an interesting question – one I’ve been asked many times: “Where does all your energy come from?” I don’t mind sharing the answer because it’s so simple –...

Happy Laboring Day!

The rest of the year?  We need to have us a little talk about that.  As usual, with “visual aids” because things are beginning to look might dicey from where we sit.Since this is one of my few actual 2-3 day weekends, we will dispense with...

Pre-Depression Job Snap

Students of economic depressions may be pretty clear on where America “went wrong.”  Well, at least they should be clear in about five-years or so…the point of today’s outlook: The American economic system?  Strong as ever.  But its fatal...

Trump’s Razor – Biden’s Chainsaw

Covered my first “real” election in Seattle back in 1970. Wes Uhlman was elected mayor that year.  Stayed up – did the “victory party rounds’ jammed an old Sony TC-110 cassette recorder mic in everyone’s face.  Winners said the same...

Who’s There?

UAPs and UFOs are explored in this survey article. In a lot more depth than planne d – 33-thousand words worth.  Still, with end of summer at hand and little of much interest until markets begin to break down, why not expand our horizons, a bit?A few...