Sirwin
Sirwin
Interesting Thoughts, That Aren't Always Mine

Interesting Thoughts, That Aren't Always Mine

Just tidbits and info about whatever comes to my mind.


Are We Alone In The Universe?

26 Nov 2023 3 minute read 26 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

One of the great questions here on earth has always been, “Is there someone or something intelligent else out there in space?” The question has been in the news as of late, with even the US Congress wanting answers about supposed UFOs. So sure, why n...

Should You Pay Off Your House Early?

26 Nov 2023 3 minute read 3 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

I paid off my house long before the 30 year mortgage was due. In fact, because of some blind luck in my housing market, I was able to sell a house I bought right out of college and only take out a small loan to buy a larger house when I got married....

Prediction: Crypto Will Be Down On 01/01/2024 (UPDATE)

25 Nov 2023 2 minute read 3 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

(11/25/2023) I will just keep my mouth shut next time I want to predict what is going to happen in the crypto market in the long term. Bitcoin way over doubled this year. Short of a crash in December, I will be crying over here in the corner. (10/15/...

Publish0x Thoughts

23 Nov 2023 1 minute read 6 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

Have you ever wondered what the guys behind Publish0x are looking at?  I myself would be interested in the stats on how long people stay on pages and actually read content, and how many just tip the max to themselves and move on.  Writing is not some...

Pay Your Fair Share… Or Else

21 Nov 2023 2 minute read 0 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

I am always nervous when some politician utters the phrase “Pay Your Fair Share.”  The phrase is often taken as a positive, as 99 percent of us by definition are not in the one percent of earners. Anytime a political person can say something they thi...

Ten Obscure Financial Terms Worth Knowing

18 Nov 2023 2 minute read 1 comment SeventyFourSeventyFive

Another round of obscure and funny financial terms.  None of these are as good as “Dead Cat Bounce,” which was in my first post on these terms.  Bagel Land: A slang term that represents a stock or other security that is approaching $0 in price. Arriv...

Is Crypto The New Gold?

11 Nov 2023 1 minute read 5 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

Is Cryptocurrency The New Gold? was the title of a Forbes article I just read, but, the actual article never really got around to answering the question itself.  So why am I linking it and talking about it? The article explained something in one shor...

Learn How I Make Normal Situations Really Awkward For All Involved

11 Nov 2023 1 minute read 0 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

I was a few minutes late going into a class at church on Sunday morning. It was an adult class and they were having a discussion about one of the people, named Jake, that left the class to go to another church.  As I set down, one of the ladies said,...

Have You Thought About Your Share of The Debt?

9 Nov 2023 1 minute read 0 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

If you are a US citizen, here is a fun statistic for you to wrap your head around: In the 1920's the average spend per person in the United States by the federal government was around 200 dollars (that is in todays dollars, adjusted for inflation.) T...

Top Five Halloween Movie Picks

17 Oct 2023 4 minute read 4 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

Top Five Horror Movies For Halloween   I like to watch scary movies, I always have. My problem recently is that I will sit down and start researching to find a new one, and every other synopsis is about a young family that moves into a new house and...