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Optimism And Pessimism Dance

Nearly the end of the year. So much to do. So much to review. Past and present bumping into each other as if they are dancing to two different songs. Past wisdom shows signs of relief. Hard work may begin … Continue reading

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Wealth Through Health

Yes, it is possible to hear good news from the biotech community. The problem is understanding what they say, why they’re saying it, and what they’re not saying. Geron (GERN) had some great news. Pardon me as I look up … Continue reading

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Retiring One Percent

Are you part of the 1%? How about the 10%? I don’t dwell on it. A person is a person, regardless of their money. Power within society correlates with money, but Gandhi proved that wasn’t an absolute. Extreme inequities aren’t … Continue reading

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Ideally Compromised Optimums

Think you can have it all? We know that isn’t possible. Even Bill Gates plus Warren Buffett can’t buy the world. Think you can do it all? That would be ideal. Imagine an empty to-do list, or a house that … Continue reading

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Cycling Wants And Needs

Last night I received two invitations: one was to a meeting about transportation options and budgets, the other was to a free concert. I pick the free concert. Choosing between truck, bicycle, or bus is a seven-day-a-week need that must … Continue reading

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Abnormal And Extraordinary Surprises

“It’s 5am. Wake up and look at the news.” It wasn’t the first time I’ve had a dream like that. Sure enough, MicroVision had just published a press release at 5am. I wasn’t very surprised. Okay, so maybe I’m a … Continue reading

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Skip A Step

A mother talking about her child; “Can’t I just skip a few steps and see how they turn out? That way I wouldn’t have to worry in the meantime. – Assuming everything turned out right, of course.” Patience is a … Continue reading

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Happy Belated Third Of July

Crackle, crack, snap, pop, whistle, pop, pop, pop, snap. Not a Rice Krispies commercial. It is 11:15pm on the third of July, the night of the main celebrations on South Whidbey. Celebrate here on the third, and you can also … Continue reading

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Extrapolation Or Speculation

“So, how are you doing?” “No, really; how are you really doing?” Working every day, usually at least ten hours, I’m making half of what I need. That’s the answer based on the present. There is an infinity of answers, … Continue reading

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Walking To A New World

Two worlds visited my office this week. Have you heard? I now have an office in Downtown Langley. It’s really a co-working space where I’m renting a desk, but it is effectively mine because I am the only one here … Continue reading

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