Random Thoughts: Good Night Col. Potter

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With the year coming to a close we bid farewell to another important figure (at least in my life), Harry Morgan who played Col. Potter on MASH died at 96 on Wednesday. I still watch reruns of MASH and I really enjoy them (yes I have seen them all almost a hundred times). I think we all need a Col. Potter in our financial lives to give us tough but fair advice on how to take care of our money.

This year also looks like it might end with yet another impasse in the American Government about taxes and budgets which could cause a lot more silliness and tom foolery, with all sides blaming each other about why they are in the situation that they find themselves in. With that and the European theatre still zesty and spicy (financially at least) could make for a very interesting 2012.

Not a lot of spicy topics from me this week, but still some interesting posts, none the less:

And thanks to those who added me on Twitter I am now over 960 folks who follow me, wow!

With the Euro teetering on the brink of demise but Christmas in the air, it means a diverse cross section of themes from some of our favorite writers:

Other Bookkeeping

Thank you Harry

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“Just remember, there’s a right way and a wrong way to do everything and the wrong way is to keep trying to make everybody else do it the right way. ”

Author: Harry Morgan as Col Potter


  • My Own Advisor December 11, 2011, 5:03 PM

    Thanks for the mention BCM!

  • Miss T @ Prairie EcoThrifter December 9, 2011, 2:47 PM

    Thanks for including Marie’s post. It was inspirational. Hope you have a great weekend and congrats on the increase in followers.

  • Michael James December 9, 2011, 11:59 AM

    Thaks for the mention. Have a great weekend.

  • Preet December 9, 2011, 11:36 AM

    Thanks for the mention!

  • Sustainable PF December 9, 2011, 7:43 AM

    Thanks for including the Shipping Container post BCM!


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