• Animal Control has trapped a skunk near the Hagåtña sewage plant. Where did he come from? Certainly not Guam. ~ Link
• Marisol became a US citizen this morning. It's not an easy process. And anyone who completes it should also be awarded a PhD in American Studies, an acre of land, and a lifetime pass to Disneyland. Congratulations! ~ Link
• Are you me-centric or you-centric? ~ Link
• PNG, our Melanesian neighbor to the south, is missing $363 million (US) of government money that has quietly slipped out of the coffer over the past seven years. I'm guessing that the auditor went missing -- or on a protracted betel-nut break -- about six years ago. ~ Link
• Another straw house info collection ~ Link
• I think we are most certainly in a recession. The ad revenue from my commercial blogging endeavor, crazy4citrus.com, fell last month to a total of $1.75. In March I had grossed $14.53. (Somehow on March 4th I ended up with some pretty pricey click throughs that netted $12.15.) I can't explain it -- I don't know if it's the economy or just how this goofy interweb thingy works. :-)
• Oh, my -- Marty Nemko:
...Among high-school students who graduated in the bottom 40% of their classes, and whose first institutions were four-year colleges, two-thirds had not earned diplomas eight and a half years later...
Even worse, most of those college dropouts leave the campus having learned little of value, and with a mountain of debt and devastated self-esteem from their unsuccessful struggles. Perhaps worst of all, even those who do manage to graduate too rarely end up in careers that require a college education...
Also, the past advantage of college graduates in the job market is eroding...