Monthly Archives: December 2007

Why TLWSHLWM Handles Our Checkbook

Regularly recurring events, such as tax preparation season, tend to send my mind churning through unchartered waters. For example, I just discovered from a satirical calendar that Japan and China have a rather large hold on the U.S. dollar. Of … Continue reading

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Over the River and Through the Woods

To granchildren’s house we will go. Out of pocket till almost the New Year. Have a great holiday. Talk to you later.

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My Mind On Steroids

Athletes compete. Professional athletes compete for pay. The better they perform, the more they are paid.  Diet affects performance. What they eat; what they drink modifies their bodies. Some modifications aid performance; some don’t. No one worries about what athletes eat … Continue reading

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Time Allocation – Part II (spoiler alert for employed women)

Wow! Table #2 gets even better. Same eleven countries:  Time Allocation per Day in Selected Countries     Activities  Employed Women  Employed Men     Housewives     Hours Per Day  On workdays (employed people) and weekends (housewives)           Paid work … Continue reading

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Domestic Minutes-per-Day

Wandering my favorite used book store, I discovered a treasure of ancient statistics. Well, statistics from the 70s and 80s. The very first chart in the book enlightens us on the amount of minutes per day (MPD) that employed people … Continue reading

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Vive le difference!

Been going round and round about the differences between men and women and it occurred to me the source of my problem is one of my favorite document, the U.S. Declaration of independence. It ranks as a favorite because of … Continue reading

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