Use access key #2 to skip to page content.



haiku vs. senryu

February 16, 2011 – Comments (2)

Rather than clutter the rapidly-growing complexity of FB’s contest blog, I am posting this separately.  As I prepared my guidelines for rating some of the haiku submitted (I know, too much free time), I found that some of the submittals to date were actually senryu.  A senryu is a three-line poem that is similar to a haiku.  Senryu deals with the foibles of human nature in a humorous or satirical manner.  [more]



High Tech

December 29, 2010 – Comments (0)

The problem technology companies have is that there are always hundreds, if not thousands, of top-notch engineers working late each and every night, single-mindedly devoted to making your product obsolete.  RH   [more]



Am I a jerk, Mr. Munger?

October 12, 2010 – Comments (2)

As I mentioned in an earlier comment, I was both shocked and fascinated when I heard this childish insult come out of Mr. Munger’s mouth.  It seemed so out of character for one of our country’s greatest capital allocators.  While I immensely respect both his studies and shared insights, I don’t elevate any individual to a god-like infallibility status, and I am drawn to examine his position.  But I’m not really thinking about the gold issue.  [more]



Benjamin Roth

October 01, 2010 – Comments (2)

For any who may be interested.   [more]



Request Input on Financial Advisors

September 07, 2010 – Comments (7)

I have a middle-aged relative who is not interested in managing his savings and who has requested my opinion on him transferring these saving to the care of the financial advisory firm of Rainier Group Advising.  [more]

Featured Broker Partners