Is the economy turning or are investors just optimistic today?

| July 7, 2010

Up a week, down the next week. The markets closed with a strong surge of buying today as the approaching corporate earning season is expected to be optimistic . An analyst that I talked with today sees continued volatility for the balance of summer, but he hinted that projections are for a 17% increase by […]

Hot Weather to continue Wednesday and Thursday

| July 7, 2010

While stopping for lunch to check my emails this afternoon, I opened my Slingbox and noticed that triple digits will be hit up and down the east coast.  For once I’m thankful to only be in the 90’s while driving in Ohio. The heatwave has been cooking has been cooking us for the past couple […]

Chris Henry and CTE : Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

| July 7, 2010

July 7, 2010 An autopsy has shown that Chris Henry, the young Cincinnati Bengal who died a few months ago, suffered what is called CTE –– chronic traumatic encephalopathy –– which means, more simply, that his brain had been traumatized. CTE can be diagnosed only in the brain tissue of cadavers, and 22 deceased former […]

Super slow-motion: What is this object?

| July 7, 2010

Ended up doing a little recreational surfing last night … web-surfing that is … and I ended up watching “super slow motion” video clips. I found that a golf ball really deforms when blasted into a steel wall at 150 mph — I wonder how far it bounced?

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.