I live in Minnesota, the land of 10,000 lakes. Actually, we’ve got 11,842 named lakes of more than ten acres in size, but “10,000 lakes” looks better on our license plates. In any case, I know water—and I’m worried about it.
The continued fascination with my great-grandfather’s weight points to the fact that tolerance and acceptance of obesity remain a diversity issue in our society, particularly in workplaces (including, apparently, the White House).
At least the title is accurate.
Helaine Olen’s recently published book, Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry is precisely that: one pound of foolishness. The hardcover book weighs in at exactly 1.1 pounds of foolishness.
Are some of you scratching your heads wondering, why can’t our newly-elected US Congress and President do the one thing voters told them to do in the last election — namely, put our fiscal house in order?