Saturday, May 30, 2009

So be sure when you step.
Step with care and great tact
and remember that Life's
a Great Balancing Act.

And will you succeed?
Yes! You will, indeed!
(98 and 1/4 percent gauranteed.)

Kid, You'll Move Mountians!


Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Monday, May 11, 2009

"Then there is the man who drowned crossing a stream with an average depth of six inches."

W.I.E. Gates


"All models are wrong but some are useful."

G. E. P. Box, 1979, Page 201.


Sunday, May 03, 2009

"One of the things you learn in engineering is to be rigorous. If you build a bridge that falls down on a windy day, there's going to be hell to pay. Financial markets are not like that; they are very noisey. It's hard to tell who's skillful and who's just lucky. And a lot of analyses are done in extremely haphazard, primitive ways, but the investing public doesn't know any better."

Dan diBartolomeo - Wired, March 2009

"We only live one life, but through books, we can gain the wisdom from thousands. When an author writes, re-writes, and edits, they ar...