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Books, politics, religion, and whatever is on my mind.


Why Upland Should Come to Colorado Springs

2 Jul 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Lorren

Upland is a game where you can buy and trade virtual property tied to real-world locations. I’m looking forward to seeing this game expand to new locations; one of the places I’m looking forward to see this game expand to is Colorado Springs. Why? No...

The US and Home Ownership: A Nation of Renters is Not Something to Applaud

18 Jun 2021 3 minute read 3 comments Lorren

A recent article in Bloomberg stated “America Should Become a Nation of Renters.” Because I don’t subscribe to Bloomberg, I was only able to read the tweet thread, but the gist of what they had to say was that housing is not an affordable and stable...

Why I’d Buy a Car with Crypto

16 Jun 2021 3 minute read 2 comments Lorren

During crypto bull runs, sometimes people dream of the day they can cash out their crypto and get their dream car: “When Lambo?” Other people in the cryptocurrency community advise against getting a car with crypto; instead, they say to borrow agains...

Population and Access to Nature

16 Jun 2021 3 minute read 1 comment Lorren

Spending time outdoors can reduce stress and lead to a healthier life. We should all strive to spend some time every week outdoors at a place like a park, several hours a month in a semi-wild location, and three days a year off the grid, according to...

El Salvador Makes Bitcoin Legal Tender

9 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Lorren

Yesterday was a momentous day for cryptocurrency. The country of El Salvador passed a law making Bitcoin legal tender in their country. It will go into effect in 90 days. While it remains to be seen how it will affect—everything—this is likely to be...

Savings Strategy: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

9 Jun 2021 2 minute read 5 comments Lorren

Saving money can be difficult. I don’t know about you, but it seems like if money is in the bank account, it often disappears. After food, bills, and a couple luxuries are paid for, all the money is gone. Saving money can be a tough, but it’s necessa...

Be Kind — Please

7 Jun 2021 2 minute read 3 comments Lorren

Earlier today, I was mildly bullied on a social media site. Ended up deleting a post with a photo of my cracked stove after people started making negative comments about what my house looks like. How could someone who buys Bitcoin have such a horribl...

How To Enter the Coinbase DOGE Sweepstakes without $100

4 Jun 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Lorren

You may have heard that Coinbase is holding a huge DOGE sweepstakes to celebrate them adding the coin to the site. The grand prize is $300,000 in DOGE. Much wow! If you read the rules though, you have to trade $100 in DOGE to qualify. When I saw that...

Much Wow! DOGE Hits $0.60 (No Regerts).

4 May 2021 1 minute read 4 comments Lorren

DOGE is one of the most popular coins in crypto right now. I was at Walmart today, talking to my boy, who had $0.21, and I told him he could get part of a DOGE with that, and one of the other shoppers was telling me how he had made $4,000 with the co...

Massive Breakthrough for Cryptocurrency Today

19 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Lorren

This morning, I was surprised to wake up and see that Bitcoin was over $54,000 a coin. Back when it was $80, I never thought that I’d ever see the day. It has come a long way from the days where you had to wire someone money via Western Union to buy...