Author Archives: Tom Trimbath

About Tom Trimbath

consultant / entrepreneur / writer / photographer / speaker / aerospace engineer / semi-semi-retired More info at: https://trimbathcreative.wordpress.com/about/ and at my amazon author page: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B0035XVXAA

Conservative Estimates

Warning. I’m about to use a dangerous word: Conservative. Oops. Let me dial that down by taking off the capitalization: conservative. No, this isn’t about politics or conservation, though there are ironies there for volumes. I’m writing about conservative estimates … Continue reading

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The Value of a Free Concert

Thank you, South Whidbey Parks & Recreation and Goosefoot. Every Wednesday night, for about two months in the summer, those two local organizations put on free concerts in the park (SW Parks & Rec) and in the parking lot (Goosefoot). … Continue reading

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Coiled Springs

I see so many coiled springs around me. On a sunny, hot, summer afternoon I met with one of my friends and clients. Their business has all the right stuff: talent, tools, experience, and a dedicated base of clients. They … Continue reading

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Thinking About Quakes And Tsunamis

The outside expert gets the most attention. Within the last few days, an article was published in the New Yorker that described the possible impacts of a major earthquake in the Pacific Northwest. Suddenly, the earthquake possibility is a topic … Continue reading

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Brown Lawns And Purple Poop

Welcome to the Pacific Northwet. Shut up, spellcheck. I left the s out on purpose. The Seattle area only gets an average amount of rain compared to the rest of the US, but we get a little, constantly. Except this … Continue reading

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Amazingly Minimalistic Marijuana

The debates. The millions spent on advocacy. The billions spent on The War On Drugs. The reality of the last twelve months. Twelve months ago, a pot shop, a weed emporium, a marijuana business opened on Whidbey: Whidbey Island Cannabis … Continue reading

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Finances And Fireworks

Boom. The Seattle area has been one of the driest in the country since the beginning of May. We’ve had less than one inch of rain in more than two months. That isn’t normal. The temperature is near 90, and … Continue reading

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Semi Annual Exercise Mid 2015

It is time for my regular exercise and I am already sweating. That has much to do with the house being at 80F during one of the hottest and driest Junes for Seattle. Yes, we do get sunshine, and it … Continue reading

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Secrecy And NDAs

The secrets aren’t mine. They belong to other people. I’m honored to be granted the news before anyone else knows, but it can be frustrating waiting for the word to be able to spread it farther. But good news is … Continue reading

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Flip Flopped Ideas

Do you ever want to flip off the world? Yeah. There are days like that. But, flipping some old ideas around is entering the conversation. Within the scope of history, we are a young species and a much younger civilization. … Continue reading

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