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MegHammond replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:51 PM

Re: Breakdown of the Social contract...

Thank you Poz, that was a fascinating talk by a refreshing frank and direct speaker.

Take aways for governments - your people have to believe they can get rich before they get old....

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MegHammond replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:58 PM

Re: OT - Hangin' Inside the Beltway

Even in Washington DC, spring does not usually make itself felt until mid to late March. At least it didn't when I lived there.

Sat Feb 28

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MegHammond replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:13 PM

Re: OT? Money and the Human Psyche

I don't know. I stick around for the conversation.

Fri Feb 27

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MegHammond replied to the First World Problems board. 12:21 AM

Re: My new goal . . .

You are on the side of logic and reason.

Thu Feb 26

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MegHammond replied to the Windowseat's View board. 12:40 AM

Re: They have returned

The sun was out today! I can feel spring coming - the season has definitely turned.

Of course this time last year we still had 6 weeks of snow to go in NH, and then one last surprise in late April.... but by mid May the berms were gone and I [more]

Tue Feb 17

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MegHammond replied to the Windowseat's View board. 8:58 PM

Re: Snow

My favorite photo is #35

http://tinyurl.com/nb5sbau

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MegHammond replied to the Windowseat's View board. 8:54 PM

Re: Snow

Cold tolerance comes after a few winters. Somehow, bodies adjust. My friend from Mumbai said it only took her two or three years to manage. I found last year harder, because it was colder - but somehow everything under -5 feels the same to [more]

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MegHammond replied to the Windowseat's View board. 8:50 PM

Re: Snow

Good luck with the kitchen pipe!

Driving is an exercise in extreme vigilance - the other day a mother and her maybe-4-foot-tall daughter stepped into the street right in front of me - I didn't see them until they popped around the 6-7 foot [more]

Mon Feb 16

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MegHammond replied to the Windowseat's View board. 3:33 PM

Re: Snow

I've never seen snow like this either, other than the Blizzard of
'78. Thanks goodness for a day of sun. How are the roads out your way?

At my house in New Hampshire, the snow is piled so high, the kitchen windows are covered. No [more]

Sun Feb 15

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MegHammond replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:43 PM

Re: There is a word for it

The word I had in mind isn't suitable for mixed company.


What distinguishes neo-mercantilism from mercantililsm?

Sat Feb 14

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MegHammond posted to the Windowseat's View board. 8:20 PM

Snow

Hi Windowseat

Did you see the picture of the white flag on top of a huge pile of snow?

I like the way that lady thinks. Too bad there is no surrendering to snow....only going boldly forth where no plow has gone [more]

Wed Feb 11

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MegHammond replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:39 PM

Re: Higher wages are good

Their business model wouldn't work in lower income neighborhoods.

It works very well for Market Basket. So much so that when the Board of Directors tried to push out the executive responsible for that strategy in favor of a pair of [more]

Thu Feb 5

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MegHammond replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:17 PM

Re: OT: From birthplace of The Creature...

When I tried to download the pdf, I got an error message - "failed - no file"

Tue Feb 3

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MegHammond replied to the Windowseat's View board. 6:15 PM

Re: I wish to report

I wish all these brainiacs would come up with a way to profitably invest in world class public infrastructure without exposing us to world class terrorist risks.

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MegHammond replied to the Windowseat's View board. 5:30 PM

Re: I wish to report

The Globe has gone insane AND everyone has long term memory problems.

Olympics anyone?

Sun Feb 1

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MegHammond replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:22 PM

Re: Super Bowl Lights

Collapse of societal trust has enormous macro effects.


Needs to be repeated many, many times.

Fri Jan 30

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MegHammond replied to the Windowseat's View board. 5:16 PM

Re: The mayor called:

Thanks!

I'm in Cambridge, where I grew up. It's changed a bit, so much that it's like living in a new city. I love it. I was here for the storm, so lots and lots of snow.

Thu Jan 29

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MegHammond replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:28 PM

Re: Big Oil Cuts $20 Billion in 5 Hours

my wife found my old Tilley hat that I thought I had lost so now I have two but will take my favourite old one to Cuba next week

Need a picture of that...

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MegHammond replied to the Windowseat's View board. 9:48 PM

Re: Phoenix area is a trifle hot right now

"I'm not your dad...."

Think he would be fun at a party? Bet family dinners are a hoot.

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MegHammond replied to the Windowseat's View board. 9:45 PM

Re: The mayor called:

You are welcome.

I took a vacation from the boards. My life had gotten somewhat complicated (separation, unemployment, moving to MA, yada yada yada). It's nice to be welcomed back!

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