Thursday Numbers

I would like to think I’ll die a heroic death, but more likely I’ll trip over my dog and choke on a spoonful of frosting. – Unknown

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you’re a first-time visitor, this is the weekly column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes sprinkled with sarcasm.

This week’s topics include the Powerball lottery, Paul Manafort, Ford Mustang, unemployment, media poll results, Richard Gere, Big Mac, Kansas City Royals & Baltimore Orioles, Kathleen Williams, Matt Rosendale, NFL pre-season, derailment, the Oscars, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies. – Robert Kennedy

Welcome to the first “Thursday Numbers” of December! In case you’re a first-time visitor, this is the weekly column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes sprinkled with sarcasm.

This week’s topics include Taylor Swift, Victoria’s Secret, Steve Daines, OPEC, unemployment, Jon Tester, Tiger Woods, Nancy Pelosi, Big Mac, Steve Bullock, Montana Republican Party, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Congratulations on making it to another wonderful Friday! Thanks for stopping by!

I wanted to call this the “Judgment Day” issue of Caught My Eye (CME), but I don’t think the Rapture is coming on Saturday, just as I don’t believe it will rain enough today to cause me to build an ark. In case you are wondering what this is all about, please take a moment to read one of my most-read columns “May 21, 2011 – Are you ready?” It can be read by clicking HERE.

CME is published on Friday mornings and it is where I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week – and I sometimes add a little sarcasm in my commentary.

This week I take a look at eating, flying, marriage, Lance Armstrong, my political inbox and lots more! Since it is raining today (in many places) grab a cup of something warm, sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s edition of Caught My Eye… (more…)