Monthly Archives: June 2011

Right now

While Pride events will continue through the fall, Pride month 2011 nears its end. I find Pride rewarding because it’s a living movement. People taking pride in who they are, accepting themselves first, then showing the world it can accept… Continue reading

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Pride is fun!

It was a year ago, but seems like only yesterday. (You’ll hear History types say this often.) I was in New York City for the annual Pride festivities. I ran alongside the Wells Fargo stagecoach the entire route, posting on… Continue reading

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The beauty of history

Well, it was bound to happen. You recall I wrote last year about the college football player who eschewed the NFL in favor of a graduate degree in history. Well, it turned out he actually eschewed history in favor of… Continue reading

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Thanks, Dad!

You got me all set up for success. Happy Father’s Day!… Continue reading

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Don’t miss Pride!

Every June, people everywhere celebrate Pride. Originally an event for LGBT people, Pride has expanded over the years to include everyone who wants to celebrate who they are, and have a summer day of high spirits. Pride has it all…. Continue reading

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5.5 million mobile customers

When Wells Fargo’s Internet Services Group (ISG) conducted an ethnography study of mobile banking four years ago, iPhones and apps weren”t nearly as big a deal as they are today. Most users couldn’t imagine how online banking could be displayed… Continue reading

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D-Day

On June 6, 1944, Allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy, France. It was the beginning of the end of the Second World War. While that war had battle after battle historians consider “great,” D-Day is arguably the most… Continue reading

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What a story!

We tell of Wells Fargo history on this blog. But there are few stories anywhere as great as this! June Gregg, who recently turned 100, has had an account at her local bank since 1913. Talk about history residing in… Continue reading

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A Tapestry of Oil

When most people think of California, they think of sun and gold. When thinking of California and oil together, they think of the automobile lifestyle and gasoline consumption. Likewise, when people think of Orange County, Calif. , most think of… Continue reading

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