What’s going to happen to fuel prices?

| September 13, 2008

There is a lot of discussion on TV about the possibility of a significant rise in fuel prices in the wake of Hurricane Ike hammering Texas and Louisiana. As I post this message on Saturday morning just a few hours after Ike came ashore, the conclusion is that the shipping channel in Houston is ok, […]

Hurricane Ike hits Galveston and Houston

| September 13, 2008

As I head to bed on Friday night, I watched Hurricane Ike come ashore as a very wide storm pushing a surge of up to 20+ feet into some areas of the Texas coast. Although my thoughts and prayers are with those who are affected directly, the rest of the U.S. will likely feel Ike’s […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.