Today was a contrast in the many worlds we move through each day.
This morning I reviewed my usual sites on the web for news and opinion and got the usual dose. The phone began ringing and the email stream fired up. I was dealing with people from several cities who wanted product , had questions or needed to send money,
I refill the Kona coffee in my office mug and observe the media talking heads pass what was supposed to sound like learned and serious commentary on subjects they barely understood even at the shallowest level.
Back to reality, I drive to a client to be there when his CPA came in to explain why his corporate change from S corp to C corp was not recognized by the IRS. (CPA screwed it up).
Driving to the next client, I hear the media again talking about more things they only dimly comprehend on the Sirius radio in the truck.
Next, I am helping a client deal with a Russian who has a truck he wants to buy with a salvage title. The Russian got it from an insurance company total and rebuilt the front end. He now wants to sell it for a real decent price.
After a few calls to his insurance company, the DMV and a test drive, I render my advice and he cuts a check to the Russian who tried to haggle the price up based on the fact that I just said it was a good buy. Gotta love that Russian deal making.
Driving home, I decide to turn on the flash drive that has my 80 GB of music and set back and let the cruise control get me home without the benefit of yelling at media idiocy.
The real stuff is a great contrast to the make believe world our elites seem to occupy, where intangibles are primary, feelings are more important than facts and esteem and fame have more value than honor and sweat.