• With world conditions so unsettled, many folks didn't know how to securely invest their  money: some leaning towards the stock markets, others towards real estate . . .


By |January 8th, 2020|Categories: Birds, Economy, India, Politics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Indecisive
  • As soon as Bill's cousin, Beauford, started drawing circles and lines on the coffee shop napkins and tallking about "down lines," Bill said, "Sorry, I forgot; I have a scheduling conflict and I'm Just on my way out . . .

Just On My Way Out

By |December 12th, 2019|Categories: Birds, Economy|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Just On My Way Out
  • Gilbert's home delivery start-up seafood business was working well but was much easier with a high tide, and sadly, high tide and the dinner rush didn't always coincide . . .

Home Delivery Seafood

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  • When it came time to fire some under-performing employee, Charlie didn't fool around . . .


By |June 23rd, 2019|Categories: Economy||Comments Off on Fired
  • When a visiting group of Silicon Valley moguls and mavens asked if they could buy the middle fork of the Flathead River so they could irrigate their golf courses, Montanans were amazingly unified in their "Not no, but heck no . . .!"

Buy the River

By |June 7th, 2019|Categories: Economy, Energy, Landscapes, Montana|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Buy the River
  • Gloria had been looking for the Toyota dealership; she was shopping for a fuel efficient, inexpensive ride for everyday use, something that would be "green" and still have good resale value. And then she saw the car of her dreams, but it wasn't a Prius. When she asked about fuel mileage, the salesman muttered something about, "if you had to ask, you couldn't afford it . . ."

Not a Prius

By |February 20th, 2019|Categories: Economy, Energy, Vehicles|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Not a Prius