Being-In-Place

Thunk! Thud, thud, THUD. AAAAAAAGH!

Not the sounds I am used to hearing at work. The grey cube-farm, elevator dependent environment I normally work in has much less screaming, couch jumping, and crying over stolen dolls. Only three miles from my downtown Minneapolis tower, I am a world away from the work-land of coffee shops, courthouse bustle, and corporate Target employees. No more desk-side chats, hunting down conference rooms, or awkward restroom encounters. Maybe that last one still happens. We are a family of six sharing one bathroom.

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Hello, Neighbor

It’s been hard for me to write about finance, trading, or the markets lately. Not because they haven’t been wildly interesting (and a little frightening), but because they seem a little less important right now. I am still paying very much attention to the markets, but I don’t feel I have anything to say about the situation that many other people aren’t already saying. Then, yesterday, it finally hit me. I can write about the other kinds of dividends I am pursuing. Since my brother and I started this website, it has been my plan to include articles about what I am calling “Life Dividends.” Because there is so much more to having a rich life than money. So, here’s the first one.

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