Off To Work

OK, off to, as P.G. Wodehouse would say, earn the weekly envelope. … More Off To Work

The $100 Bill On The Refining Sidewalk

On Tuesday Stephen Karlson asked why our seasonal gasoline price spikes persist: The $100 bill left on the sidewalk is this: why does the transition from winter gas prices to summer gas prices continue to have this price spike, year after year. One would think there is some money to be made in the right … More The $100 Bill On The Refining SidewalkMore The $100 Bill On The Refining Sidewalk

Derbyshire, Scenery, and Industrial History

What a beautiful place … my husband flew to London and we sandwiched in a couple of days of hiking in the Peak District. And except for the vividly colored foliage, which is not in bloom in early March, it pretty much looks like that picture. We did 10 miles of hiking both days. The … More Derbyshire, Scenery, and Industrial HistoryMore Derbyshire, Scenery, and Industrial History

I Used To Like Jet Lag …

… but for some reason, this time it really stinks. I’ve even been staying up until almost 11, but I still wake up around 5, and usually I’m a 9-hour sleeper. This is the second day I’ve gotten up around 5, and I can already tell that today will be as brutal as yesterday was, … More I Used To Like Jet Lag …More I Used To Like Jet Lag …