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Indulging In Volunteering

Celebrate! My first week of taking one day off each week. That’s why I spent so much time this weekend working without getting paid. That may not sound right, but it was a good idea. Give me some free time … Continue reading

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HitRecord And Illustrating Wealth Inequality

Last night’s class ended with my common refrain; “The most powerful tool we have is each other.” The class was part of a series I am teaching about Social Media for Writers. Rather than stand up there and pretend that … Continue reading

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Extreme Displays Of Wealth Inequality

(Updated January 27, 2016 after having enough time to fix some math errors and typos.) “The very fact that this is beyond some of our technological limits is a message -“ Wealth inequality is so staggering that the nearest analogy … Continue reading

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Who Is An Expert

Expert? Me? That’s not a term I use for myself, unless we’re talking about who is an expert at being Tom Trimbath, and even there I have some suggestions for improvements. Expert is a title some claim for themselves, have … Continue reading

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How Far We Have Come

Spy cameras were probably never this good. Saturday I’ll help teach a class in iPhone Photography, but I’ll take creative license and talk about how to take pictures with tiny cameras. I’ll take license partly because tiny cameras are everywhere, … Continue reading

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Work Is Cheap

Busy? Daily. Working hard? Definitely. Fixing up the house? Not really. Want a vacation? Oh yeah. Gonna get one? Well, yes, as soon as the hard work that is keeping me busy begins to pay off. When money is tight, … Continue reading

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Writer Weather

It’s snowing. Seattle is getting hit by two storms. First there is snow, even enough to warrant midwest levels of snowplowing. Next comes wind, according to the forecast, enough wind to topple trees and snap powerlines. The worst of the … Continue reading

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The Waiting Game

Living in the moment is espoused because the moment is the only reality. Patience is a virtue, and has been proved by The Marshmellow Experiment. Those are two ideas that each hold value, but they create a tension, especially when … Continue reading

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An Explicable Life

How do you answer the question, “So, what do you do?” Your answer, and how long it takes you to think of it, can tell a lot about your sense of identity. That’s not a typical daily concern, but people … Continue reading

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More Than Stocks

The world does not revolve around stocks. I talk about them because they are a reasonable way to get from dreaming to living, but there are other ways to do accomplish that middle step of dream, invest, live. I am … Continue reading

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