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What Can You Do With One Gram

What can you do with one gram of weed? You can start a lot of novel conversations. Getting my picture on the front page of the local paper (The bi-weekly South Whidbey Record) helped. Marijuana is legal in Washington State. … Continue reading

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More Insufficient MicroVision News

MicroVision announces news! No, really. This time with numbers! Surely its stock (MVIS) will react. It certainly did last February. Surely October will be no different. Except it was. The life of small companies and small stocks are irrational, or … Continue reading

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Weed Arrives on Whidbey For Me

Promises, promises, and then success! How long have you been waiting for good news, of any size? Friday, October 24, 2014 at 11am, marijuana was finally for sale on Whidbey – legally, that is. Grand implications reverberate around the globe. … Continue reading

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Tiny House Winners

Buying the biggest house you can afford for your first house makes as much sense as learning how to run by starting with a 100 mile race. Yes, it might work, but there’s a good chance you’ll hurt yourself. What … Continue reading

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Rationally Irrational Finance

Humans are rational people. Ha! If you think that you obviously haven’t met any. Actually, people are rational, but in a very personal way. There’s a Robert Heinlein quote I’ll paraphrase because I can’t track it down. “People always do … Continue reading

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A Scottish Anniversary 2014

Originally posted on A Walk Across Scotland:
Four years ago tonight I was back home and wondering what was going to happen next in my life. I’d just walked across Scotland, back from what was supposed to be a vacation…

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What Comes Next

Planning a life can seem like a silly venture. My passion is people and ideas. My degrees are in Aerospace and Ocean Engineering. Many know me because I’ve written six books and produced five more. My photography receives more compliments … Continue reading

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Getting Real With Tiny Stocks

Let’s get real. Put the emotions aside. Let the data talk for a while. I think emotions belong in personal finance, because otherwise persons won’t care about finance. I also know that math belongs in finance because finance is driven … Continue reading

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Reasons For Optimism October 2014

Overall, I’m optimistic. Got problems? Same here. I need to find additional work. My house, car, and self are requesting repairs. Yet, I’m optimistic. One friend calls it the Trimbath Sanguinity. I also like the term apocaloptimist. There’s a crisis … Continue reading

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Twiddling Thumbs

What broke loose in the world? Everything seems to be in flux; but, maybe it’s always been that way and we’re just aware of it now thanks to the Internet. Nah. This time is different, as every time is. Almost … Continue reading

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