Thursday Numbers

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. — Muriel Strode

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 Peeps, Mega Millions, fire season, Easter eggs, chocolate bunnies, Tournament Challenge brackets, unemployment, Daines & tax cuts, high schools students vs. NRA, Trump’s job performance, Biden vs. Trump poll, opening day, and much more!

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Terrific News Tuesday

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today. – H. G. Wells

Welcome to Terrific News Tuesday (TNT)!

In case this is your first time reading TNT, this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything in this column today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • The Coin Toss
  • The Audit
  • Missoulian Sports
  • Major League Baseball
  • Girl Scout Cookies

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Thursday Numbers

There is no desire more natural than the desire for knowledge. – Michel de Montaigne

Prepare yourself – your free dose of knowledge awaits!

In case you’re new around here, “Thursday Numbers” 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 I write about National Parks, the Montana Legislature, Veterans Affairs, The Daily Show, unemployment, Major League Baseball, ramen & coffee, a bold prediction, my brackets, states & drug use, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, the ladies of Pleasant Pointe Assisted Living Facility, the National Basketball Association, and much more…

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Opening Day!!!!

Well, beat the drum and hold the phone – the sun came out today!  We’re born again, there’s new grass on the field. 

A-roundin’ third, and headed for home, it’s a brown-eyed handsome man; Anyone can understand the way I feel.

–”Centerfield” by John Fogerty

Here we go…the Major League Baseball (MLB) season starts today. Are you excited? You can almost smell the freshly-cut grass from the fields, right? It means that spring is here and summer is not far behind.

Every team is equal today – with dreams of the World Series dancing through their heads! 12 teams hit the fields today to get season started. Continue reading