Many people give an incorrect connotation to “Black Friday”. In its present common usage, it is the first official shopping day of the holiday season when many retailers, having operated “in the red” all year, finally start making a profit, putting them “in the black”. The term actually actually first appeared in the 19th
It often seems as if the world is falling apart, but you do have things to be grateful for: can you list a few? While you make your list, enjoy this oldie but goodie from the Hawkins Family. (R.I.P. Rev. Walter Hawkins)
Photo Credit: Detroit Free Press The Detroit Free Press reports today that all three of the U.S. auto companies, after being in serious trouble during the first part of the recession that began in December 2007, are reporting profits, saving and adding hundreds of thousands of jobs, and planning for a brighter, although leaner, future.