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

Shower Sessions

Maybe I should take more showers. I’m not the only one. No. This has nothing (or very little) to do with hygiene during the pandemic. Like a lot of people, I had an idea in the shower a few weeks … Continue reading

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The Power Of The Customer

I fired my bank. A few days ago I closed my account with Whidbey Island Bank. I started that account in 2005, very soon after moving to Whidbey Island. They were a bit surprised, and inquisitive, but weren’t about to … Continue reading

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Reflecting On 2021 – A List

2021 is over. Yay. Whew. Wow. I felt exhausted, but that’s because I was. It was a challenging year. Ah, but there had to be good in there, and I wanted to remind myself of it. I felt like I … Continue reading

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Popular Posts In 2021

The top ten in 2020: Wither Or Whether MVIS (2020) One Confused ObamaCare Applicant (2013) Trust Your Self (2021) A Bow To Drewslist (2012) Valuing MVIS Looking Back And Forward (2021) An MVIS Rabbit Hole 20 Years Deep (2021) Micro … Continue reading

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Semi Annual Exercise EOY 2021

As I note at the start of my stock synopses that are posted on the discussion boards listed below; “INTRO Here’s my semi-annual exercise to see if I remember why I own the stocks I own, and so I can … Continue reading

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White Christmas-ish 2021

Originally posted on About Whidbey:
It’s 2021, when every present has a chance of being delivered just in time or maybe a little late. For Whidbey, snow for a White Christmas arrived on the day in some places, and a…

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My MVIS Dream as of December 15 2021

To sleep, perchance to dream. But sleeping is a bad investing strategy. With a stock like MVIS it is possible to be completely awake and watch emotions run from fear to greed, wonder and hope, with a very large helping … Continue reading

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Google MegaMillions Story Stocks In 2021

Thank you, Google. (And thanks, Vox.com for reporting on it.) One of my pet peeves is end of year compilations that are compiled before the end of the year. Google listed the top searches in 2021, already. Hey, what would … Continue reading

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Introducing WNDW and SOLO

That title looks a line from a Star Wars sequel. Nope. Today I acted on the informal and personal stock research I’ve been conducting since learning that one of the companies I was invested in is being bought out. Neophotonics … Continue reading

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Soup Stock Versus Company Stock

It’s the Friday after Thanksgiving as I type this. (Apologies to those reading from the future.) Many things are on my mind, but on such a day two things dominate – besides the occasional burp. The bird is cooked, so … Continue reading

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