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Demand for Gasoline is Higher for Labor Day Weekend 2016

We are approaching Labor Day Weekend 2016 —the last three day weekend of summer.  While U.S. motorists are still enjoying cheap gas prices, some of the cheapest since 2004, fuel analysts are reporting a slight increase in gasoline prices. One contributing factor to this recent price uptick is the increase in gasoline demand. United Press … Continue reading

Unconscious Bias: Why Is It Always “We’ll Take Over Now” After The Heavy Lifting Is Done?

  There are days when it seems like some things never change. No work place is perfect. There will always be challenges with equipment, operating systems, and supplies. However, when you add humans to the mix, you can get just about anything! President Harry Truman got it right when he said: It is amazing what … Continue reading

Are You Getting Your Dollar’s Worth Where You Live?

  The 2016 Rio Games are now history! For those of you who have been more than preoccupied watching the various sporting events over the past two weeks, you can now step away from your television or other electronic devices. I enjoyed watching a few of the events, however, I didn’t have the luxury of … Continue reading

Sizing Up Gasoline Prices for Summer 2016

  We’re 12 weeks into the 2016 Summer Driving Season. Truth be told, the summer driving season will soon be over. Today’s average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in these United States is $2.135. This price is essentially unchanged from a week ago. While most of us you are glued to the … Continue reading

America Has The Wright Brothers and Brazil has Santos-Dumont

Like so many other folks in the U.S. and around the world, I’ve been keeping up with the medals count but have only managed to watch a few of the sporting events of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this week. I did, however, carve out time for the opening ceremony on … Continue reading

Zika Virus Updates: CDC Issues U.S. Travel Warning and Other Activities

We are less than 24-hours from the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics and not only is the Zika virus still a leading story in Brazil, it is a leading story in the United States as well. On July 29, 2016, the State of Florida reported that data collected in Miami-Dade and Broward counties showed … Continue reading