Thursday, March 05, 2009
Learn something new each day
I end up with some long hours at work that are ... well quite bluntly put, very quiet. I wouldn't say boring really. But I've gotten into a habit of listening to public radio.
I think that is good. I'm learning things and following our country's economic and political doings.
Well, these days it can almost be depressing. What I did NOT know is that our country has been through this before more than once.
I found that quite interesting. In fact several times our country has been through 'panics' and 'depressions'. I found this interesting page from History Box The Panic Of... It makes for some head scratching reading.
Is this a cycle of good times and bad? I don't know what the future is going to bring.
New terms learned today.
Old terms that make me go huh??
Why don't they just call them what they are?
or a new term that they were trying to give it
Pre-session, Cre-session [credit recession]
I know this. I do appreciate where I work and the fact that I am working. For this I am grateful.