Monthly Archives: November 2010

Holiday Break

Boxcarkids are taking a holiday break from blogging. We wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving and hope you have much for which to be grateful. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers … Continue reading

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I’m crabby. We are all sick – some early winter cold that has a firm grip on us – so there is more work and less joy around here. We are trying to prepare for the coming visit of my middle … Continue reading

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The Grinch That Stole Christmas

150,000 ‘non-farm’ private sector jobs were added in October, a better than expected number. And new claims for unemployment fell 24,000 last week to 435,000. Consumers seem a bit more optimistic with the consumer sentiment index rising to a 5-month … Continue reading

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