Tonight is turning into another one of those mind and heart check nights.Â One of those nights where I can’t keep my mind from wondering into “big picture” land.Â As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I’m now officially in my thirties, so I just can’t seem to help myself from going there.
I’d love to know how the Indy Star came up with these numbers…
Chief technology officer
Pay range: $128,017 to $212,100.
Pay range: $77,265 to $112,615.
Help desk support
Pay range: $79,033 to $109,838.
Pay range: $59,843 to $83,325.
Pay range: $57,823 to $87,113.
These numbers had to be pulled out of the air or via a very bad source. There is no way that this is an average range here in Indianapolis.
I’m a little irritated with the nonsense that’s going on between Comcast Cable and the NFL Network and the Big Ten Network. And so are a lot of people. All three need to sit down and talk this out instead of sending e-mails pointing the finger at each other as to who is to blame…all three of you and your greed are to blame.
For those of you who haven’t heard yet, Houston, Texas based Garden Ridge is going to open a store in Indy in February 2008. They’re going to be headed to the old Builders Square building on Lafayette Road, next door to where the new Wal-Mart is going to open up around the same time. This is great news for the Lafayette Square area since it has been a pretty tough place for business to stick around in the past decade. (Thus why there are local tax incentives to open up there. [See PDF])
Garden Ridge is a home dÃ©cor store which sounds like it is similar to Old Time Pottery and the now defunct Waccamaw/HomePlace.Â The only real competition around town is Old Time Pottery which is probably 25-30 miles away and when Waccamaw/HomePlace was located in Lafayette Square mall they seemed to do a decent business from what I could tell, so my guess is that they’ll do alright.
Being a northwest-sider, I’m looking forward to the changes in the area and will be sure to check it out when I have a chance.Â And boy, does that statement make it apparent that I’m getting a bit older or what?Â Getting exciting over a new Wal-Mart and a home dÃ©cor store?Â Wow!Â Utterly amazing. I’ve got to go sit down for a minute …