Marketplace Scratch Pad

Thanks for the memories

Scott Jagow Mar 31, 2010

I wanted to let you know that the Scratch Pad archive will remain online indefinitely. It’s a pretty interesting chronicle of one of the most tumultuous economic years in history. I’ve been looking back through it and getting nostalgic about all the things we did together.

We worried about debt.

And about journalism.

We pulled back the curtain on Marketplace.

We wrote poetry together.

And Haiku.

We had imaginary conversations.

We watched TV .

We lamented AIG

We commented on our crazy times.

We laughed at strange, but true stories.

Who can forget about the demon sheep?

We discovered new writers and artists together:

We had some great debates.

Especially about the housing market.

Mainly about one homebuyer in particular.

And about health care.

I could go on. There are about 1,500 posts. Each of the above sentences is a link to one of those posts. Maybe you’ll enjoy looking back as well.

Thank you for all the kind words in the comment section of my previous post. I will miss you too. I hope we can stay in touch.

And once again, thank you!

All the best,

Scott

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