MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE Lost in the Box Store -- Where Are the Socks?
For years, whenever I wanted to fully express the abject monotony of a mind-numbingly tedious task, I drew upon the comparison of buying a pack of socks.
How wrong I was.
Humbled now, wrung by a r... Posted on 5/31/12 at 1:48 PM
STAFF BLOG IN THE SPIRIT Love Pawn Stars on the History Channel
Here is a viewer warning! If you start watching the History Channels Pawn Stars, you will be hooked. We were before and now more than ever.
Pawn Stars is an American reality TV series on Channel 46 t... Posted on 4/1/11 at 11:17 AM
MODERN-DAY JANE Can I count it as exercise - for ME?
When Leah was about 2 years old, I did a parent/tot gymnastics class with her. If you've never done such a class, here's how THIS one goes, at American Gold(which I chose for its location AND the sele... Posted on 3/16/11 at 1:59 PM
Gold is having a summer revival. The price of gold touched $1,420 an ounce this week, a three-and-a-half month high, as escalating tensions in the Middle East, volatile currency markets and renewed demand for jewelry in China and India pushed prices higher.
Mikaela Shiffrin might as well be dancing or flying. That's what skiing is like for the American teenager these days. The victories and milestones keep piling up, fortifying a U.S. team that is without Lindsey Vonn and Bode Miller.
Dubai is sometimes called the "City of Gold" because of its stunning growth from a sleepy Gulf port to a world-famous business crossroads in the space of a single generation. Its nickname has a literal meaning for traders in the precious metal.
President Ollanta Humala declared a 60-day state of emergency that took effect today to quell increasingly violent protests over the country's biggest investment, a highlands gold mine, by peasants who fear it will damage their water supply.
Michele Olson stopped by the Gold-Silver Exchange in Grand Forks on Monday to see how much her friend could get for an old gold necklace.
She was quoted a price, decided to see how much she could get for it at a pawn shop and returned a short time later only to find out that the price of gold had gone up while she was gone and the store’s offer of $256.31 had already increased by two dollars.
That stunning rise in the price of gold is having a ripple effect: A rash of jewelry store robberies, street muggings and home burglaries. That's led merchants to step up security and triggered warnings from police: Keep your bling to yourself.
Welcome to the new American gold rush. The price of gold is on a remarkable run, setting a record seemingly every other day. Stomach-churning volatility in the stock market this month has only made investors covet gold more.
Shoppers who are looking for something sparkly to put under the Christmas tree can skip the jewelry and go straight to the source: an ATM that dispenses shiny 24-carat gold bars and coins.
A German company installed the machine today at an upscale mall in Boca Raton, a South Florida paradise of palm trees, pink buildings and wealthy retirees.
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