Yahoo Finance – November 28, 2015

Audiences had their pick of genres over the crowded Thanksgiving weekend. Disney and Pixar’s animated dinosaur movie took second place, bringing in $39.2 million Friday through Sunday, while “Creed,” a new entry into the Rocky Balboa canon, came in third with $30.1 million.

A golden cornicopia,
For hustling slick dystopia.


The Wall Street Journal- November 1, 2015

Profoundly grateful. For the earth and the sea. The sun and the stars. The people, the dogs, the trees, fish, the buses and the paintings, the coffee, the music and the unstoppable energy those who are alive.(Maria Kalman)

The implications for your plan?
Enjoy each moment (if you can.)


NPR – November 26,2015

It actually costs more than a penny to make a penny, so the government loses money on the deal. “It costs roughly 2 cents to make each penny,” says Jeff Gore, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

What’s the GOOD reason to keep making the penny?
I’ll bet you a nickel that there isn’t any!


BBC – OcTober 31, 2015

Almost six million workers are paid less than the living wage, according to a study by professional services firm KPMG.

This simple fact is so unforgiving,
You can’t thrive without making a living.


NPR – November 23, 2015

A positive mental attitude is good for your heart. It fends off depression, stress and anxiety, which can increase the risk of heart disease, says Paul Mills, a professor of family medicine and public health at the University of California…So he did a study… It turned out the more grateful people were, the healthier they were. “They had less depressed mood, slept better and had more energy,” says Mills.

Research “proof” that “gratitude” ranks,
Is deserving of our heart-felt “thanks.”