Showing posts from August, 2017

#321 - Stocks, GoPro, Nintendo Switch

Motto: I wanted to Share this with you

The Stock Market doesn't make any sense, I can't believe it's a thing. It seems to me like a form of gambling, that's simultaneously nonsensical and very commonplace.

Here's what I DO get:
To start, a "dollar" is just a unit of value, the same way that "meter" is a unit of length. Only, the dollar unit technically changes from time to time with regard to how much "value" it refers to, it's pretty stable. You have the option of converting some of your dollars into "shares" of a company. A "share" is a unit of value in the same way a dollar is, but it's relative value changes with the relative total value of the company. So, you convert some of your static-sized dollar units into dynamically-sized share units, in hopes that the share units will represent more value over time. At some point you convert your shares back to dollars, hoping to have more dollars than you had to …

#320 - My 28th Year

Motto: 365 Out of 31536000 Seconds Last Year

Let's get right to it.

I've been doing that for 5 full years now. It would take 40+ minutes to watch all 5 of those videos. I don't recommend it.

I don't see any reason to stop now.

Top 5: People Most Heavily Featured in My 28th Year (by Count)
10. Laromy
9. My dad
8. My mom
7. Jon
6. Nick G
5. Nick B
4. Krista
3. Danielle (just barely edging out K for #3)
2. Myself
1. Melissa

"You should see his Eeyore routine. 'Why did you guys leave me?' You know when lunch is. 11 o'clock, every time. We WILL leave every man behind. We got stuff to do."
- Chuck -