I've been away recently -- I was in Alaska. While there, I had the opportunity to fly from Deadhorse to Anchorage by helicopter. The whole trip took 8 hours, but that includes 2 hours of sitting in stream beds in the middle of nowhere, waiting for fog to blow over.
It was a gorgeous trip ...
Now, I'm hopping on a plane again this weekend for Nevada. Some guys have a prospective property there that they're very excited about.
In the meantime, here are two stories of mine that may interest you.
The Land That Rain Forgot
California is having the worst drought in recorded history. But if you think the impact of this new dust bowl is going to be limited to the land of latte-drinking, Volvo-driving liberals, think again. READ
The Fix Is In on Silver
A relic from Queen Victoria's time catapulted into the computer age last week. I'm talking about the "silver fix" - the mechanism by which a handful of dealers set the price of silver by backroom negotiation. READ