Life and Times of the Gold Industry Revisited

In late 2013 I uploaded my first ‘Miller Time’ about the “Life and Times of the Gold Industry”.  One or two of you may have read it.  It’s still on the website if you’re interested.  In that article I talked about the current depressed gold prices, and how it impacted...

The Election Game

Over the past few weeks, there has been a smoking hot debate over Hillary Clinton and her private email server utilized while she was Secretary of State. R: What did she say in these emails?  Did she turn all of them over last year? D: Of course she did!  You can...

What are those OPECkers up to?

Some months ago I wrote one of my pieces on the history of the gold market, and in that article I included a paragraph about the association between oil and gold price. I didn’t understand it then, and don’t really understand it now. I understand that commodities go...

The Real Heroes of the Mining Industry

The Real Heroes of the Mining Industry Introspection time. Recently I spent a week or so in the hospital, and came face to face with the frailty of the human organism. I have always prided myself on being a relatively healthy person, and though I may indulge in the...

The Petroleum Crisis

A couple of years ago, on a rainy Sunday afternoon when I couldn’t play golf, I was scribbling on some paper, thinking of various things, trying to look busy to avoid the Honey-Do list.  I figured out how to determine if the mass of the universe was increasing or...

Life & Times of the Gold Industry

Well, it’s storytelling time again, and I got a whopper for you.  An intricate tale of poverty, struggles to make good, successes and plunges into poverty again.  Settle down in your stuffed chair…or more likely skooch your desk chair a little closer to the monitor…....