Paul Simon - Kodachrome Review

Submitted by dkranker on Thu, 08/22/2013 - 12:51

If you took all the girls I knew when I was single, brought them all together for one night
I know they'd never match my sweet imagination, and everything looks worse in black and white

So it's a good thing we had Kodachrome film, color slide film to capture the colors of the time period. I always saw the black on white lyrics as a play on words for seeing something in writing, like a legal notice or the actually losses or gains of a company

In this case, the actual number of women he dated being likely less than he imagined.


Neil Young - Heart of Gold Review

Submitted by dkranker on Thu, 08/22/2013 - 12:41

The song takes us to the Pacific Northwest, from Redwood, California down to Hollywood, it's a little bit of a drive, but on the scale of the entire U.S., or in the context of the entire world not all that far apart physically, but could sum up some people's perception of a totally different way of life in the two places.  Certainly, a completely different landscape.


DWS Active | Reports - December 2012

Submitted bydkranker onFri, 02/01/2013 - 12:07

The first article in this quarterly publication titled Streaming Toward Simplicity discussed account statement changes and an ever increasing push to move more customers to online account access, like so many financial institutions. The printed statements underwent further consolidation. For customers with money fund transactions, you'll receive a monthly printed statement in the mail, check images would no longer be mailed, and would be online only.

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Financial Insights - Winter 2011

Submitted bydkranker onWed, 12/14/2011 - 21:11

This month's edition focused on beneficiaries. Thrivent Financial encourages us to consider these beneficiaries carefully, and review them regularly. Even if you're single you need to be considering this. I know before I was married, I made sure to list both my mother and father on any beneficiary role. A new product the Thrivent Financial Bank provides is Cash Momentum Life insurance is another major focus for Thrivent Financial. It's something they can provide to you in a bulk rate.

Reflections on The Power Of Purposed Performance

Submitted bydkranker onSun, 12/04/2011 - 00:31

The Power Of Purposed Performance:  Choosing To Live Your Life On Purpose

Doing something on purpose requires conviction; otherwise you leave it undone because that is easier.

The quality of your daily performance will be a product of the passion you feel towards the things you are doing.

Each day holds possibility & positive opportunity.  Have a positive perspective about life, no matter what.