My routine for too long has been to consume only nonfiction. My pursuits were to learn about a topic or the history of a topic. It felt like reading anything besides nonfiction was a waste of time and purely for entertainment. Recently my opinion has significantly changed as I’ve dived back into philosophical and fiction. … Continue reading Reading Routine
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2C2Z75X6_g4&feature=emb_logo Bill Ackman is an incredible storyteller. He gets a bad wrap and his comments in the past few months have been wildly taken out context. Give him a chance and give it a listen.
The protests of the past week have been incredibly powerful to witness. The issue of police brutality must be understood and treated as a major problem. Like most issues, it has become extremely divisive. Like most issues, politics play a major role. It happened even more quickly than I thought where screams of "Black Lives … Continue reading The Protests Aren’t a Black Issue. It’s Bigger Than That.
One of my favorite pastimes is buying books. Yes, I love reading books, but I love buying them more. This addiction has led to an absurd collection of books scattered in every room of my home. Sadly, many of them have gone unread. Some call this their Antilibrary and state it like a point of … Continue reading Slinging Books
Something I have kept close to the vest is that for the past four years, I've been unable to take a deep breath. I don't have a great memory, but I remember the day that my chest began collapsing on me. At first, I thought it was due to my asthma, but quickly realized it … Continue reading Deep Breaths
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vy9io6VEt58 I have nothing further to add.
My daughter will be four months old tomorrow. Below is a letter I wrote her when she turned three months old. I read it to her on that day and read it to her regularly. I plan to compile many letters to her in the coming years. "Words can't describe how much I love you. … Continue reading Letter to My Daughter
Writing is the one thing I wish I did more. It allows me to turn my thoughts into words which makes me think more clearly. For reasons I can't explain, I have not been able to create the habit of writing. Perhaps I worry about it not being good enough or think I need to … Continue reading June Challenge: Write a Blog Post Every Day
Unfortunately, I am addicted to Twitter and Financial Twitter, particularly. This can lead one down a rabbit hole of opinions that are strongly held and generally lacking reason and rationale. One of the many questions has been why hasn't Warren Buffett made a large acquisition or at least invested some of his large cash pile. … Continue reading The Market Can Be Right – Zell and Buffett Can Be Right, Too