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Possibly Profitable Patience

Pardon me an old man moment. Kids, slow down! Oy! OK, back to the show. Patience is useful, a hard task for some, and changes with time and age. It is also possibly profitable.  Yep, another stock post with some … Continue reading

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Waiting – April 2021

Oh, to dance, again. It’s been a long wait. And that’s not the only thing I’ve been waiting for. Weeks, years, decades of waiting should be resolved within the next two months. Potentially, all of it is good news. But … 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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What Has Not Changed

OK, peoples. I purposely took four days off from work, largely for medical reasons (busy, busy); purposely did so over Election Day because I already voted so there was nothing I could do about the outcome; didn’t really get any … Continue reading

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Thirty Steaks

But it was such a good deal. And it still is. It’s just a bit odd, that’s all. I accidentally have thirty steaks in my freezer. And there’s room for more. Maybe I’ll buy some frozen veggies to go with … Continue reading

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Just Keep Pedaling – Twenty Years Later

What a weird and wild ride it was and has been, both on the bicycle and in my life. Twenty years ago I rode across America from an island north of Seattle (San Juan Island) to an island south of … Continue reading

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Buying Time

I got paid! Yay! I got paid twice this month! Yay! Yay! (One was actually from selling a house in June, but paychecks can take a while to arrive in the time of Covid.) So, what am I going to … Continue reading

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No News Big Smiles MVIS

Someone out there is having an epic; “I told you so” moment. I believe it was back in March when someone on the MVIS Reddit board told me to buy more MVIS stock because it was bound to go up, … Continue reading

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Good Taxes During Bad Times

That delay made a big difference. The US government delayed the income tax deadline from April to July. That (and an able accountant) meant 2020 was the first year in years that I was able to pay my taxes on … Continue reading

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