All though I loved Ender’s Game I found all the other books in that seires to be extrmely boring and I wasn’t able to finish any of them.
On the other hand I loved Ender Shadow and Ive read all the Shadow books which I also love. I like how after battle school the Shadow books focus on Earth politics and what the future geopoliticals is like. Plus Enders Shadow is longer so it’s a better deal.
We’ve had one of the longest coldest winters (with the most snow) for many years. We’re a country used to snow, but it ground us to a halt for a few days. Lots of power cuts too.
Europe was covered by a very cold front from the north. The satellite map of Britain says it all…
My company has a ‘biggest’ customer. That customer’s biggest customer is an automaker.
It is slow at the moment. Not yet disaster slow but disaster slow is visible with a telescope. Too soon to tell who its marching on though.
Presidents have claimed responsibility for everything good for all times. If they could get away with it, they’d claim they made the sun rise every 24ish hours and that it was they that brought the rain.
Realistically, it was the banks that lowered financing on autos, homes and later credit cards and it is THEIR bed they are now lying in.
I, honestly, don’t feel sorry for them. If they had just held to their OWN testing procedures instead of opening up the floodgates in hopes of making a quick buck and cashing out on their stocks for early retirement, they wouldn’t be in this mess. And, you know what, not every bank and mortgage firm IS in this mess.