My Blah Blah Blog - Archive for September, 2010

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60 Something? You Go, Girl!

I recently heard about a woman who, as she neared her 60th birthday, decided to take on something challenging. “I know,” she said. “I’ll swim from Cuba to Florida!” I, too, have a birthday approaching, and I’d been thinking in terms of new challenges, but more along the lines of adjusting a …

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Make Mine Russian

The Russians have really got it going on. So, their economy sucks, right? Big deal, whose doesn’t? But they have a unique suggestion for stimulating it. Unlike our boring attempts to pump things up here in the U.S. Russian finance minister Alexei Kudrin just came right out and told everyone to smoke …