Monthly Archives: June 2013

Semi Annual Exercise Mid 2013

It’s Sunday, June 30th, a marvelous day in Langley, WA and I sit here typing and calculating from my office while an excellent jazz group is playing very danceable music at one of the local coffeeshops. I watch dozens of … Continue reading

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Forebearance Foregone Or Not

What I want to do isn’t what I should do, but I may anyway. I want to devote today to analyzing my stocks for my semi-annual portfolio review, due for my self-imposed deadline of midnight, June 30th. I want to … Continue reading

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My Jobs Report Month 22

Do we have to do this yet again? Evidently. If you start telling a story, you have to be willing to finish it. I’ll continue posting about my job search until I don’t have to search. The search continues, but … 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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Real Time Abstract Money

Got any spare time? Got any spare money? It’s hard to find either nowadays, at least in the bits of North America that I’m aware of. A friend came back from months of visiting Mexico and told me about a … 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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CEOs That Matter

CEOs matter. Watching CEOs can be as dramatic as any reality show, just as impressive or just as unbelievable. Those people with that rare mix of leadership and management skills can drive a company with the finesse necessary to keep … Continue reading

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News From Words Versus Paper

Tap. Tap. Tap. No, it isn’t dancing. Yes, it could be the sound made as I type. It was, however, the therapy a friend showed me for dealing with stress. Many friends have offered their professional help as I navigate … Continue reading

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Corporations Meet Owners MVIS 2013

Home again from yet another annual stockholders meeting, a right that stockholders can exercise that cuts through a lot of the communication fog, except when it doesn’t. Words are communication, or at least I hope so with this blog, but … Continue reading

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MicroVision On My Mind

MicroVision is on my mind. Tomorrow is their Annual Meeting of Shareholders which I’ve attended for about a decade. The meeting is on my mind even though I know they can’t say anything new without violating SEC regulations. I attend … Continue reading

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