Monthly Archives: November 2008

Twilight Madness

As a rule, I aim to avoid fads. The world watches them come and go, and their relevance diminishes quickly. A fad by definition is a short-term event, but a fad has the potential to turn into a trend. A…

someone else’s story

Sometimes, what you think you are writing for yourself, your own book of recollections for further reflection, ends up being someone else’s story. We are a series of interwoven stories, each facetted in such a way that our look into…

the awakening of China

To the example of Europe (the 30 glorious in France), of the USA (the post-war era), China is awakening after too many years of sleep. Foreseen in the early eighties by the economists, its ascension will be at a lightning…

a reevaluation of our values

Since the specter of the 1929 Great Depression shook the American economy with last October stock exchange crash, conscious consciences awakened with a new set of cards, of regulations to play. Real estate business, banking institutions, emblems of a former…

Brain Freeze!!!!!

The effect occurs when something very cold, such as ice cream, touches the top palate in the mouth. The blood vessels constrict due to the cold. This makes the nerves send a signal to the brain to open blood vessels.…