By Request, ‘It Is Well With My Soul’ — Lee Duigon

By the Mighty Mumford

There’s a story that goes with this hymn, about the man who wrote it in 1873, after living through the Great Chicago Fire. You can read it on the screen as you listen. Tomorrow I’ll see if my wife can post a hymn while I’m losing my entire morning in the doctor’s office. She’s the […]

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How Do You make Sure Your Not Out Of Date?

The Arts Mechanical

I ran into this a while back.

https://hbr.org/2015/05/breaking-the-death-grip-of-legacy-technologies

I was struck by this:

One of my CFOs once told me that the return on new capital investment is long term and the success rate has a high variance, while the return on “maintenance capital investments” required to keep existing production facilities running is short term and has a low variance.

In “Knowledge and Power” George Gilder quotes Peter Drucker saying this; “No one, but no one know less about your business than your CFO.” Gilder goes on to explain that Drucker was saying that the financial people in the office only deal with accounts., numbers, that by the time the CFO sees them are useless for anything other than seeing what has happened in the past.

I’ve posted about that great movie “Executive Suite, where the company is facing the same issues and deals with them in the correct fashion…

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Spider-Man 3 (2007)

THE SUBLIMINAL HERALD

Is this the end of Spider-Man?

Spider-Man 3

Columbia Pictures with Laura Ziskin Productions in association with Marvel Studios present…

Based on Marvel Comics characters, Spider-Man was created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko to debut in Amazing Fantasy No. 15 in August of 1962. As a young boy, Peter his alter-ego was orphaned and was taken in by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May upon which he had an epiphany about his responsibilities…and this will be his gift and his curse!

In this final installment, the story revolved around Peter’s darker side giving a pathway entry for his nemesis to come to life…

After years of saving New York City, Peter Parker returning for the third time is Tobey Maguire (The House of Cider Rules) has come to terms for being the superhero everyone adores! Not only that, he is preparing to be engaged with the love of his life Mary…

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Thirsty Thursday!

Through Open Lens

Red-winged Blackbird

F/9.0, 1/320, ISO 320.

Red-winged Blackbird

Where does a blackbird go for a drink?

To a crow bar.

Interesting Fact: The Red-winged Blackbird is a highly polygynous species, meaning males have many female mates – up to 15 in some cases. In some populations 90 percent of territorial males have more than one female nesting on their territories. But all is not as it seems: one-quarter to one-half of nestlings turn out to have been sired by someone other than the territorial male. ( https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Red-winged_Blackbird/lifehistory )

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