Cases Climb, Market to Rally(?), Planting Day

We have a lot of “moving pieces” going on around here.  Market futures point to a big rally in stocks, the cases keep climbing and there’s big doings in the greenhouse today:  This is “planting day…” Disinfect Your Surfaces! Report...

COVID-19: The Space Ship Problem

Don’t look now, but there are huge things going on that most people are not tying together.  Since it’s the weekend – and you may not feel like going to work tomorrow, let’s do some “intelligent speculating,” shall we? The timing of...

Self-Check, Spread Data & Some Useful Advise

Two Posts this morning – as my fingers wake up.  This being the first of said duo… No shortage of things to talk about (so we will):  Before we roll up sleeves, though, a number of stops on the morning inspection report of our local conditions.  Some is...

The Virus: From Beyond "Iron Mountain"

It’s an honest writer’s confession that I admired the late author Leonard C. Lewin.  You’ll remember him as the author of the best-selling Report From Iron Mountain: On the Accessibility and Desirability of Peace.  This was one of my...

CV Aside: The “Good Witching” Day

This morning began with an unusual task:  Looking for a copy of  Javelin analytics software on 1.4 MB floppy disks. “WTF?  Tell us about the damn virus and Depression, Ure!” Sometimes, life is not so simple…let me get you up to speed. A report out...

COVID19: Worse than ALL U.S. Wars?

We begin with a sobering statistical Reality: IN WW II: 418,500 for both U.S. civilians and .mil deaths in WW II. In WW I: 116,516 Americans were killed – same metrics In Korea: 36,574 Americans were killed. In Vietnam:58,314 Yanks were killed. In U.S Civil War,...

Directorate 153: Entangled Communications

Welcome to another Lock-limit and crash risk day.  No surprise to subscribers, though. Our death-toll outlook now surpasses WW-II by mid-July at current rates. We need a break.  So, in today’s report we try to look past the virus spread, toward some...