THE PERIPHERY Eight Great Maps Explaining Our World
More than geography, these maps offer a picto-statistical image of poignant facts about humanity. I ran into them on the website TwistedSifter.com under the title: 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sens... Posted on 10/3/13 at 6:54 AM
LIKE A FISH OUT OF FARGO What's A Shamrock Shake?
It's an official snow day. At least, as far as my school is concerned.
I got all of my errands done on Saturday morning. Then, my husband and I hunkered down at home. The snow began to fall Sunday mo... Posted on 2/11/13 at 3:07 PM
THE VIEW FROM THE EDGE OF TOWN It's Still Hard...I guess
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I am happy to say, or at least suppose, that "higher-ups" at McDonalds took note of my concern and consternatio... Posted on 3/3/12 at 1:43 PM
REGGIE TALES The Good, Bad, and Ugly
The Good: School starts tomorrow in G. Forks for most.
The Bad: Minnesota Twins nearly no-hit by a guy just off the disabled list and two other Rangers pitchers.
The Ugly: Gas is almost 20 cents che... Posted on 8/24/10 at 7:55 AM
McDonald's Corp on Thursday said it plans to spend $2.9 billion to $3 billion next year to open 1,500 to 1,600 new restaurants and remodel about 1,000 others - roughly in line with this year's reduced spending forecast.
Burger King is trying to revive its ailing empire with a rival's recipe for success. After years of lackluster sales of its Whoppers and fries, the struggling fast-food giant on Monday launched 10 food items in its biggest menu expansion since the chain was started in 1954. But there are unmistakable similarities between Burger King's new lineup and the offerings its much-bigger rival McDonald's has rolled out in recent years.
With half-moon shaped booths, low stools, wooden blinds and flat-screen TVs, most patrons might expect to pay $8 for a burger, or $4 for a smoothie. But the decor isn’t a harbinger of price. This is the new look of a remodeled McDonald’s, purveyor of Happy Meals and value deals as well as upscale coffee drinks.
Alice Pedersen,85,s hostess for McDonald’s on Main Avenue in Fargo,keeps the pop stand in good shape, picks up things from the floor and makes sure the garbage is emptied, greeting people and handing out her ever-popular mints.
Wal-Mart had earlier made move
McDonald’s and Target dropped one of the nation’s largest egg suppliers after an animal rights group released an undercover video of the egg producer’s farms in three states.
"Can you say counterintuitive? That’s the word that a 'Yahoo' news site uses to describe Emily Strunk-Helm, a 36 year old Arizona woman who is in training for the Long Beach. In an attempt to raise $10,000 for her local Ronald McDonald House, Emily has vowed to eat all of her food from the McDonald’s menu for the 31 days leading up to her October 9th marathon." Areavoices blogger Jim Lindlauf says 'counterintuitive' would not be his first choice of descriptions.
Ronald McDonald is having a midlife crisis. His floppy shoes, painted-on smile and flaming-red hair may be a harder sell to today’s kids who are trading in their dolls and trucks for manicures and mobile game apps at ever younger ages.
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