If you listen to NPR’s Planet Money, you’ll have heard the economics term shrinkflation. Shrinkflation is when the price of stuff stays the same, but the amount you get goes down. They’ve now coined another new economics term: skimpflation.
Twenty-five hundred years ago, Israel was in crisis. Corruption was rampant, even among priests and prophets. Jeremiah was the exception. He persisted in clearly telling leaders the truth about their wrong decisions. He warned that dire consequences would fall upon the nation if they stayed on this path. Despite Jeremiah’s messages, they abandoned their values.
Does the phone seem to always ring just when you’re dashing out the door? Does your PC freeze when you’re in the middle of an important task, leaving you frantically trying to replace your work? Do you put your holiday tree up at the last minute expecting none of the lights will work? Welcome to the aggravating world of Murphy’s
Last week, two family members traveled to England and Wales. There was a lot of up-front work; the UK makes visitors submit information into a Locator Form (validation of vaccinations including a negative test result within 72 hours of arriving in England). However, their arrival in England was the fastest, most painless arrival ever to a foreign country! Scan your