Was just looking through some pictures from 2013 and thought I would post a few favorites from around San Francisco. Lots more from my travels this year – more on that later. To the photos!
I haven’t written anything here in a long while but I felt compelled to put up a post this evening about the Presidential Election. If you didn’t vote, you can’t complain about my post. If you voted, then fire away. This is a point-of-view on the state of our country. Not my words but i totally agree.
Over five thousand years ago, Moses said to the children of Israel ,
Pick up your shovels, mount your asses and camels, and I will lead
you to the Promised Land.”
“Lay down your shovels, sit on your asses, and light up a Camel, this
is the Promised Land.”
Today, Congress has stolen your shovel, taxed your asses, raised the
price of Camels and mortgaged the Promised Land!
I was so depressed last night thinking about Health Care Plans, the
economy, the wars, lost jobs, savings, Social Security, retirement
funds, etc …. I called a Suicide Hotline.
I had to press 1 for English.
I was connected to a call center in Pakistan . I told them I was
suicidal. They got excited and asked if I could drive a truck.
Folks, we’re screwed.
For those of you that know me, you know that I love going to Vienna. Aside from having the coolest tram (designed by Porsche) it’s just a very beautiful, friendly and scenic city. And it’s ranked #1 again as the worlds best city to live in. Check out the article from CNN.
Black Friday was up 26% over last year. Let’s see what Cyber Monday brings for etailers this year! And there was even some pepper spraying to keep things lively.
comScore reported U.S. retail e-commerce spending for the first 25 days of the November – December 2011 holiday season.
For the holiday season-to-date, $12.7 billion has been spent online, marking a 15-percent increase versus the corresponding days last year.
Black Friday (November 25) saw $816 million in online sales, making it the heaviest online spending day to date in 2011 and representing a 26-percent increase versus Black Friday 2010. Thanksgiving Day (November 24), while traditionally a lighter day for online holiday spending, achieved a strong 18-percent increase to $479 million.
The full version of the press release is available at: http://www.comscore.com/Press_Events/Press_Releases/2011/11/Black_Friday_Boasts_816_Million_in_U.S._Online_Holiday_Spending