Slope of Hope Blog Posts

Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.

A Final Warning

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I’ve mentioned it before, but I’ll say it one final time: after the close on Friday, we’re going to throw the switch. The old site goes dark and the new site comes up. There are endless scenarios:

+ Best Case: everything runs perfectly, and the only change you see is a beautiful new site.

+ Worst Case: Slope is totally down, and you get a 404 error all weekend.

+ Probable Case: the site will be up, but there will be some snags, problems, and bugs we need to frantically fix (because, cough cough, so few people helped me test, although I begged endlessly…….)

Anyway, I just wanted to tell as many of you as possible. Good luck to us all!

Stalled Markets, Baby Boomers, and Accelerating Information

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The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a Baby Boomer as a member of the generation born between 1946 and 1964. If the average age of Baby Boomers is 65 years, then 1953 would be an important year for them. A lot of stuff happened that year, including the end of the Korean War.