Monthly Archives: January 2011

A sterling silver puzzle, pt. 1

In today’s world it can be hard to find time to reflect on or puzzle over the world. My wife enjoys sudoku on Saturday mornings, for example. Even this time, however, can be pinched with cell phones, blackberries, children’s soccer… Continue reading

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I present to you my first photo caption contest in color. Please submit your smart and witty caption for this image in the comments field below. Something like, “Henry was suspicious of the company’s new calisthenics workout.” A follow-up will… Continue reading

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Wells Fargo and Mary Pickford

Check out this image! Right there in the center of the picture is the legendary Mary Pickford, one of Hollywood’s early big stars. In the silent era, she was not only popular at the box office, but a player in… Continue reading

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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

This weekend is the annual three-day weekend honoring Dr. King. I’ve written about it every year — here, here, and here — because it’s important to me. This year I won’t wax poetic as I usually do, because I encourage… Continue reading

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Tournament of Roses report: the Parade

As I wrote the other day, I spent New Year’s week in sunny Burbank, preparing for a ride in the Wells Fargo stagecoach in the Tournament of Roses Parade. As a kid, I didn’t watch it on TV — in… Continue reading

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Toasters? Boring!

Admit it. You love swag. We all do. In the Wells Fargo Corporate Archives we have examples of some fine bank giveaways and collectibles — not just from Wells Fargo, but also our merger partners and predecessor banks. This 1923… Continue reading

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Tournament of Roses report: Equestfest

Last week was a good one for me. I was able to go to Pasadena for the Tournament of Roses events, something I never expected to do. It was fun! Here’s the story: Wells Fargo’s Stagecoach Appearance Program has coaches… Continue reading

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