Esoteric Selections
Esoteric Selections

Esoteric Selections

From the deep reaches of the inner mind, to the lighthearted musings of a friendly conversation, to investing and crypto ramblings, to reflections on pop culture phenomenona: assorted subjects and scattered connections.

Musk goes on Bitcoin tweet run, sparked by Jack Dorsey's "The B Word" project

25 Jun 2021 1 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

Tonight, Elon Musk has once again taken to Twitter -- appearing to once again be mocking the original cryptocurrency: This seems to be pretty much par for the course for the Tesla CEO, who is clearly against crowning Bitcoin "king of cryptos" The B...

Where are Chinese Bitcoin miners heading?

24 Jun 2021 1 minute read 4 comments RocketEnthusiast

As you are no doubt aware by now, China is cracking down on Bitcoin mining within its borders. Miners have been ordered to shut down operations in the Qinghai, Sichuan, Guangdong provinces. It's estimated that 90% of Chinese Bitcoin miners are being...

Local Legend: The Tale of Upper & Lower Melinda

23 Jun 2021 2 minute read 3 comments RocketEnthusiast

Two centuries ago, there was a horrible drought in Reisterstown, Maryland. The harvest of 1806 was looking very grim. The hot summer flew by with hardly an inch of rain. The small farming settlement prayed for some wet weather, but none came. John Re...

10 crypto memes to laugh through this bearish downtrend

22 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

Last year saw the rise to mainstream of crypto, SPACs, to name a few. This year began with so-called "meme stonks" have a hot moment in January, with retail traders pushing shares of Gamestop as high as $483 on January 28. Amazingly, GME has remained...

30 second Bitcoin conspiracy theory I had with my morning coffee

21 Jun 2021 1 minute read 5 comments RocketEnthusiast

Good morning hodlers! Put on your foil hat and try to follow along! Tesla: adds Bitcoin to balance sheetElon: criticizes BTC for environmental effects, calls for councilSaylor: Helps start, lead BTC Mining Council encouraging clean energy usage China...

CC Neuberger Principal Holdings II PRPB - Whispers of Solenis

21 Jun 2021 3 minute read 2 comments RocketEnthusiast

As I previously wrote, I have been adding shares of Chinh Chu's special purpose acquisition company CC Neuberger Principal Holdings II (NYSE: PRPB). Essentially, I wrote that I'm betting Chu and his management team will bring another winning SPAC dea...

Mystic Monuments of Druid Ridge Cemetery

20 Jun 2021 1 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

A few days ago, my visit to Druid Ridge Cemetery inspired a post recanting the tale of Black Aggie. I would've been remiss had I not take some shots of the beautiful monuments scattered throughout the 200 acre final resting site, which was founded in...

The Legend of Black Aggie

18 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

Call me morbid, but sometimes I like to unplug and take a stroll in local cemeteries. I find the environment perfect for clearing my mind: wide open spaces, a peaceful tranquility, and rarely anyone else around. Perhaps Stephen King best described it...

Tattooed Chef - Disruptor of Plant-Based Frozen Food

17 Jun 2021 3 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

On a day when stocks saw sudden declines amid the Federal Reserve's new projections showing a sooner than expected interest rate increase, investment bank Oppenheimer hosted its 21st Annual Consumer Growth and E-Commerce Conference. The event was all...

Five Fittingly Named Professionals

16 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

"Whew, it's Tuesday!" said no one ever. Well, regardless, I thought it'd be nice to take some time off my usual blogging subjects of crypto and stocks and write about something a little more light-hearted. It all began this morning when my wife told...