Distractions from blogging

August 19th, 2008

Research and negotiate oil and mineral lease.
– 3/16 royalty and cash bonus or the straight 1/4?

Sue your neighbors.
– They started it.

Watching the Olympics using the DVR.
– Even the wussy type of handball as opposed to the the real kind.

Collecting firewood for winter.
– Ronald Reagan style.

Thin out squirrels.
– Hey, it’s been a couple years. (Squirrels I do like)

Perform auto maintenance.
– Finally cool enough to hold a wrench.

Consider rebalancing 401k
– Stick with my YTD results of -2.3% or take suggestions from fund advisor with YTD performance of about -7%. Or apply for job as trusted investment advisor.

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Obama for President, Reason #27

August 17th, 2008

Supporting the troops.

GIs favor Obama by big margin

U.S. soldiers have donated more presidential campaign money to Democrat Barack Obama than to Republican John McCain, a reversal of previous campaigns in which military donations tended to favor GOP White House hopefuls, a nonpartisan group reported Thursday.

Troops serving abroad have given nearly six times as much money to Obama’s presidential campaign as they have to McCain’s