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Friday, January 2, 2004

John's new spoutlet

In lieu of my traditional holiday newsletter-the one that I used to send out during the holidays and then let slip into February and then into Spring, and then just stopped sending out all together. Now why did I call it a tradition? Anyway, um..um..from now on I will be issuing all my wisdom and my continuing cavalcade of escapades via a newfangled thing called a web log or blog. Thus empowering all my friends and family to ignore me should they so choose by simply not visiting my blog. I'm working on a big assumption that my friends and family all have computers and know now to type? But ignoring me will unleash the boiling venom and caustic negativity that poisons my soul...no just kidding.. actually your life will just be that much poorer for not having enjoyed my company. So grab a warm mouse and let's begin the journey.

Update: A more detailed description of "What makes a Weblog a Weblog"

Calculated Risk

MishTalk - Mike Shedlock

Paul Krugman - NY Times

The Big Picture - Barry Ritholtz

naked capitalism - Yves Smith

Pragmatic Capitalism

Washington's Blog

Safe Haven

Paper Economy

The Daily Reckoning - Australia