Today was a sad day. The MET opera, watched live in a quiet and safe place, Coquitlam east of Vancouver, BC, was Aida. Yet the national tragedy of the twenty-eight deaths in Connecticut overshadowed the tragedy of the opera. (more…)
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Pictured below are three of my nine grandchildren. The two boys and I were in Las Vegas this weekend. We spent a fortune at the toy store in Caesars Palace on puppets, games, and dragons. Then to watch the fountains at the Bellagio where they played the song I am proud to be an American to the dancing waters. The oldest boy opined: that is a great song and a great fountain, I am lucky to be an American. And I concurred.
While in Las Vegas I read the local newspaper which reported that Barack Obama has been endorsed by Harry Reid who, as we know, is pro-mining. And I wondered about the events that occur every four years, namely MinExpo and the presidential election. Recall that in September in Las Vegas is the biggest mining get-together for which InfoMine is even now busy preparing a booth, and a special edition of the magazine Mining.com. (Still time to get an advert into the special edition if you contact our salepeople.)