Working Hard or Hardly Working

Being a child of the fifties and not necessarily a high culture person, what comes to my mind when I look at this pile of wood is the music from Rawhide “Rolling, rolling, rolling; keep those doggies rolling, rawhide.” The pile you are seeing is part of what came out of a dead oak tree which we cut down and

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Now Me

My picture for today is some cherry on my trailer. I’d just gone to my supplier (Hicksville Lumber) and bought some 8/4 and 4/4 dried stock. Now they store their wood in warehouses that only keep the rain off so their wood is acclimated to the outside. Wood adjusts to the humidity in the air around it, drawing in or

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During my checkered career in academia, I studied toward an MBA. At some point, I realized that the combined expense and time I was investing was not worth the effort for what I really was aiming toward. Still, it gave me some understanding of the forces behind prices and a way to organize my costs. I saw that in general,

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