Author Archives: Tom Trimbath

About Tom Trimbath

real estate broker / consultant / entrepreneur / writer / photographer / speaker / aerospace engineer / semi-semi-retired More info at: https://trimbathcreative.net/about/ and at my amazon author page: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B0035XVXAA

Retiring Anxieties – Plumbing, Health, Government

Use By Dates? Ha! In the midst of tackling yet another anxiety, I found a bottle of (probably haz-mat) stuff that was so old the bottle didn’t have a Use By Date, or a bar code, or (gasp!) even a … Continue reading

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Off Grid Living In Town

Power! People were offering me power! And I turned them down, with thanks. One way to experience off-the-grid living is to move to a rural area where storms are common. Up comes the wind, down come the trees, out goes … Continue reading

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Go West Or Somewhere

Things are changing. Ha! That and other gross understatements are provided at no charge (so far). “Go west, young man.” was advice delivered to people (men) struggling to escape terrible conditions on the east coast of the US. Gold rushes … Continue reading

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Popular Posts in 2020

Oh, what a year it was. Some of the topics I wrote about where: Politics, a pandemic, wildfires, storms, floods, changes in a social structure (including social media), health care, health insurance, Social Security, tea, writing, science fiction, real estate, … Continue reading

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Semi Annual Exercise EOY 2020

While the wide world and my private world were in turmoil, something unexpectedly positive happened in 2020. In the last six months since my mid-year semi-annual portfolio review and exercise my portfolio rose by a factor of 2.7. Since the … Continue reading

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Cratchit Is Not Scrooge

Cratchit is not Scrooge. That seems like a silly thing to write. The two main characters in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol are known well. Scrooge, of course, is the better known. He is the wealthy character that is dragged … Continue reading

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Lessons With LTBH Via MVIS

A stock goes up over fifty percent in a week, and people get curious about it. Why? What happened? Should I do anything about it? Well, I’m not a certified or professional financial advisor so I won’t answer what you … Continue reading

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Fresh Idea – Floating Car Barge

Fresh ideas, inventions that I pass along to the world. Maybe they already exist. Maybe they’re useful. Maybe they’re fun. Maybe I don’t have the time, money, and resources to patent them, or develop them, or both. At least by … Continue reading

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Fascinating Realities

I’m surprised I haven’t told this story before; or maybe I have, but even I can’t find it in the hundreds of thousands of words that comprise this blog. A friend told me a story about his road rage and … Continue reading

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Spending Time On Social Media

Posts making your crazy? Folks on Facebook revealing a bit too much about the values behind their facade? Tweets flittering by as if there can’t be content in a few dozen characters? LinkedIn seeming to be so dull that it … Continue reading

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