Locally, our country fair is on, and the wife and I went last evening. We watched the pigs, goats, ducks, chickens, produce, flowers, and sheep get judged and awarded their respective ribbons. We even bought a shower head that filters out the chlorine…supposedly. (Important. See Don’s Column for Friday) As the sheep went bah, bah, […]


For several years now, I have urged my clients and others, to buy silver (AG) if they have a place to store it, plus some patience. All things require patience, be it a marriage, raising kids, watching the grass, flowers, kids, or corn grow. Without patience, we’d be in a heap of trouble. When people […]


For you out there who aren’t accountants, (neither am I), GAAP stands for “Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.” In other words, financial institutions want good figures before they loan. The stock market wants good figures too. It’s very easy to fudge on accounting, to make everything look like roses when the outfit is going down the […]