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This Good Earth and the Mid Winter Blules

This Good Earth and the Mid Winter Blules

A hodgepodge of random and eclectic stuff, but mostly gardens and rocks.


GME Wasn’t Just About Flying to The Moon (Although That’s Where it Landed.)

6 Feb 2021 3 minute read 5 comments Autumn1962

Most men in suits on Wall Street have money and it isn’t all accumulated by buying stocks and going "long." Instead, some look for stocks that are oversold, inflated, or maybe have some bad news behind it (commonly a lawsuit) and exploit it to their...

Potentially Great Inventions That Never Materialized

25 Jan 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Autumn1962

Anyone who has ever patented and marketed an invention knows that, sooner or later, if the invention is profitable enough, someone will steal the idea, make it cheaper, and sell it at a discount. The world is full of cheap knock-offs (and full of che...

Good News to Brighten Your Day

22 Jan 2021 2 minute read 5 comments Autumn1962

Covid, riots, protests, insurgents, politics  . . .  with so much stressful news making its way in to our minds, it is easy to think that there is not much good happening in the world. But, in fact, there is. There are people helping people, people h...

Survivalist 105: Winter Weather Travel

27 Dec 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Autumn1962

Internet is down, there is no cell service, no television reception, and you feel unsafe. You put off grocery shopping and your cupboards are close to empty. You tried to listen to the radio, but only get static with the exception of a far away stati...

You Will Never Believe What Your Favorite Cryptocurrency Says About You!

25 Dec 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Autumn1962

Merriam Webster defines click bait as ‘something (such as a headline) designed to make readers want to click on a hyperlink especially when the link leads to content of dubious value or interest.’  Wikipedia defines click bait as ‘a form of false adv...

Survivalism 101: Ready, Set . . .

24 Dec 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Autumn1962

I like optimism. I like being with optimistic people. Optimism keeps people feeling secure, happy, and care free. This short article focuses on the ‘secure’ part of optimism. It may seem like a paradox, but a person can remain optimistic while simult...

Can Bitcoin and Other Digital Currency Reduce Our Exposure to Bacteria and Viruses?

23 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Autumn1962

What bacteria and viruses are actually on that dollar bill you gave the cashier? According to steptohealth.com, you can expect Staphylococcus epidermitis, Staphylococcus aureus (the one that causes acne), Bacillus, Streptococcus, and E-Coli just to n...

What I Really Like Is Gardening

19 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Autumn1962

I have a fondness for anything that grows and I’m not just talking about my bank account. Honestly, I suck at investing on my own and have hired a financial advisor to do it for me. He is awesome and I could not have done it better myself. Really- I’...

Election Interference

19 Dec 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Autumn1962

Would anyone reading this agree that there has been election interference in the USA in the past 20 years? Two answers: Yes or No. I am not here to accuse either side of election rigging. Instead, we need to understand the implications of it.   Cheat...

Brief Summary on ALGORAND And Why It Might Interest You

19 Dec 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Autumn1962

  Algorand is currently paying 6% on your investment. There are not very many opportunities to earn 6% on an investment. There are 10 billion Algos currently minted. Read on. “We are the technology company that built and developed the world’s first...