Basic Business Cents
Advanced Strategic Improvements Practices
Dr. Charles Liedtke, owner of Strategic Improvement Systems, hosts the Advanced Strategic Improvement Practices Conference each year in the Twin Cities where representatives from selected organizations present their performance improvement initiatives, results obtained, and lessons learned. It is a great day of shari...
October 24, 2014 - 6:46pm
Addicted to Running
"Racing is the fun part; it's the reward of all the hard work." - Kara Goucher
It's been a few years since I've written my taper plan in the blog, so when a reader left a comment on the blog for me to explain the process, it seemed like a good idea.
Really, it's easier for me to fish out old posts then expect readers to find them. Here's a 2009 post about tapering, and another more detailed p...
October 24, 2014 - 12:43pm
Social Security Information and Updates
For September 2014, last month, following are three easily understood tables providing Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) information. These tables are online here.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a separate, low income program for the aged over 65, disabled or blind children, and disabled or blind adults that is administered by the Social Security Administration. Sin...
October 24, 2014 - 12:11pm
At the moment, I am in love with autumn.
Thats because its been a mostly sun-drenched, mild-temperature kind of autumn. I enjoy walking through the piles of leaves, which sound like cornflakes crunching under my feet. The view out the front window of my house, looking out at the brilliant leaves in the park across the street, makes me sigh at the wonder of it all. And I get a chuckle out of wat...
October 23, 2014 - 3:49pm
Knitting Up North
My knitting has been in a bit of a funk lately. Call it boredom, call it the ho hums, call it ennui. (great word, ennui, even if I have a hard time pronouncing it!) I just don't see a pattern that is really firing me up. My knitting is just "eh."
I love the yarn I have in my stash. I take it out (pet it a little) and look at it and troll the pattern search on Ravelry to find new patterns. I ...
October 23, 2014 - 2:38am