Roland Miers, system manager with Suddenlink, donates a printer to Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services for use at the OWL Center in Dubach. Miers is pictured with OWL Center Director Cindy Croft.
As an investor, you know that 2011 was a somewhat “choppy” year, with the financial markets going through many ups and downs. So what can you expect in 2012?
As baseball Hall of Famer Yogi Berra is quoted as saying: “It’s hard to make predictions — especially about the future.” And these words are certainly applicable for anyone who would like an accurate forecast of the investment climate.
A magical kingdom called Pepperland was the backdrop for the plot that hatched the Beatles’ hit tune “Yellow Submarine” in 1968. Contrary to popular belief, this song has nothing to do with life in North Louisiana during Spring and pollen season.
For the past two weeks, we have all lived in or driven a yellow submarine here on the tree-laden hillside of God’s country. Elanor Rigby and Sgt. Pepper would both be right at home.
No pain, no gain. The transformation from the dull colors and barrenness of winter, to the lush greens and pastels of April are not without costs.
Tom and I recently watched the movie “October Sky” again. It’s one of those great “based on a true story” films that can really inspire and challenge you. In a nutshell, it’s the story of Homer Hickam and the Rocket Boys, students from the coal country of West Virginia who took up rocketry after the launch of Sputnik in 1957.