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I originally wrote this on 9/11/2012. It is STILL very appropriate now, maybe even more so, with all that is going on in the world today.A man named Rick Rescorla tried to tell people about such an impending attack after the truck bombing of the WTC. Long before 9/11 ever happened. He and some as...
09/10/2016
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'What is Aleppo?' Try and be really honest with yourself.  Until today, when Libertarian Presidential  candidate Gary Johnson really stepped in it on national TV, how many of us had really heard of Aleppo?To be fair, I watch events all over the world, so I personally know a lot about this once la...
09/08/2016
Why Apple killed the headphone jack?It would appear that Apple will eliminate the traditional 3.5mm analog headphone jack on all of its new devices in favor of the Lightning connector or its new proprietary wireless technology.There are many reasons Apple has given for this move. After reading ma...
09/07/2016
 DeGrazia’s Navajo CollectionDeGrazia Gallery In The SunScenes of daily life on the Navajo Reservation are featured in DeGrazia’s Navajo Collection. Seventeen oil paintings dating from 1960 to 1966, depict the Navajo people at work, at play, on the trail, and at tribal gatherings. The collection ...
09/02/2016
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Darren has written a terrific and timely post here. But what is really special are the graphics. I mean, wow. Share with your friends. We're always hard at work helping folks understand what it takes to get a home loan, so we created Mortgage-land!  It's kind of like CandyLand, but it's not reall...
08/11/2015
Boy howdy on this post. What Michael describes could pose a big problem down the road. So a word to the wise to homeowners here. Don't hide the boxes. My inspector finds things like this, and his phrase is...'while we're not code inspectors, we are trained to be code wise'. Sound familiar?      S...
03/07/2014
  Well, at least at this time of year, they’re right. Right now it’s 1040 here in sunny Tucson. The humidity is…2%  The dew point is…00  Can’t get much dryer than that. Bright sun, no clouds. Admittedly it feels a smidge like the inside of an oven, not that I’ve ever been inside an oven. Except m...
06/20/2013
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WHY MEMORIAL DAY? Shame on us if we have to ask! Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service. I repeat. A day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service. Nothing else! Memorial Day was officially procl...
05/25/2013
Thom was smart enough to look to the Census Bureau for these statistics. How bright was that? If there were more jobs to go to, and so many people weren't unable to sell due to being underwater on their loans, we'd see a different balance in those numbers. Everybody moves in one way or another. Y...
01/15/2013
HOW LOW CAN THEY GO? Two really recent interest rate quotes, from local and really reputable lenders I use are very low. 3.375%, no points, and 3.125% no points. This is getting to the point that interest is almost a non factor with a loan. FICO scores, not so much. A very recent article says sco...
10/19/2012
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