Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Tower Records to be liquidated

"Most of the bankrupt music retailer's assets were sold to liquidation firm Great American Group, which is set to begin liquidation and going-out-of-business sales Saturday."

I didn't think this would really happen, but I suppose it's inevitable. I haven't been a particularly faithful customer myself for various reasons, but it was good knowing they were there, especially because of their classical section. I've never been this sad about a store closing before.

Friday, October 06, 2006

Rushdie to join Emory faculty
Wow. I might run into him at Publix.

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

BPS Research Digest: The route to happiness

"“In other words, our data suggest that effort and hard work offer the most promising route to happiness. In contrast, simply altering one’s superficial circumstances (assuming they are already reasonably good) may have little lasting effect on well-being. (p.82-83).”"