Looking back…and Springing ahead

Ah – a mid-spring weekend with ominous Stock Market signs and a Facebook “fizzle”…Here’s hope (as prompted by a WSJ Opinion writer, yesterday) – that our economy is more than Facebook.

Hmmm: http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2012/05/18/what-china-can-teach-facebook/

Is this a mere market correction for sell-offs – or is the European effect going to clobber my portfolio?

Mount St. Helens erupted on 5/18/1980. I remember where I was when the news hit – what a blast!

See http://inapcache.boston.com/universal/site_graphics/blogs/bigpicture/msh30_05_18/m07_msh00005.jpg

Our “gran orange” Golden Gate Bridge has its 75th anniversary this week. What an engineering marvel.To Engineer is human.

Verlander will get his 3rd no-hitter, someday. Yesterday was 25/27ths of #3. So close.

My recent business trip to Montreal were fascinating; for both the old town charm and the provincial, French liberalism that seem to make Quebec a country of its own within a country – eh? I can’t quite imagine college student riots over $5,000/year tuitions.  Pardon?!

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About davidefrost

A Vermont Yankee in Southern California.
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