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Leaving Philadelphia




Leaving Philadelphia

Originally uploaded by kenzickler

Leaving philadelphia for Orlando. Got another travel filled week ahead. I’ll be back late friday night. Way to build up those frequent flyer miles though!

March 31, 2009   No Comments

Unemployment Rate Jumps to 8.1 percent

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and statistics today the number of unemployed persons jumped to 8.1 percent during the month of February. This rate is up from 7.6 percent in January, and includes a total of 12.5 million unemployed persons in the United States. The unemployment rate is now the highest it has been in more than 25 years.

Nonfarm payroll employment continued to fall sharply in February (-651,000), and the unemployment rate rose from 7.6 to 8.1 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. Payroll employ- ment has declined by 2.6 million in the past 4 months. In February, job losses were large and widespread across nearly all major industry sectors. 

US Bureau of Labor Statistics Website

More information can be read directly on their website at http://www.bls.gov/

March 6, 2009   No Comments

Allie doesn’t understand




Allie doesn’t understand

Originally uploaded by kenzickler

so my dog doesn’t quite understand the meaning of an ecnomic downturn, and luckly I still can afford to feed her, but being home all the time rather than on the road sure is throwing her for a loop. Now if only I could market her as a dog actor… Hmmmm she is cute enough.

March 3, 2009   No Comments