Reader note: While this post is about my recent visit to Austin, it's mostly about the Tesla Cyber Rodeo. This was the party Tesla hosted to celebrate the opening of the Austin factory. I even made a YouTube video that I embedded later in the post.I bought Tesla stock in 2012 for silly reasons. I thought Elon Musk was cool and the Model S looked good. I'm no Charlie … [Read more...] about Tesla Cyber Rodeo (Extreme Nerd Debauchery!)
The girls are on spring break this week, so we got out of town. We flew into Seattle and spent time with friends near Alki Beach.We then headed north to Friday Harbor.Longtime readers of this blog know that I'm obsessed with Tesla. I don't own a Tesla but have thought about buying one. I found a 2013 Model S on Turo with free supercharging that was similar … [Read more...] about Seattle And Friday Harbor!
My main goal* was to build an investment and cash portfolio of $1,120,000* ($1,000,000 to retire on and $120,000 to pay off the house) in 1500 days**, starting from 1/1/2013 and ending in February of 2017. I made my goal in 2016, my 1500 Days are over, and I’ve left my job. In the interest of openness, I’ll continue to share my … [Read more...] about Performance Update, January 2022: Inflation Devaluation (-$358,195)!
Wait, 2021 is over already? What the heck happened? 2020 trudged along like a drunken sloth trying to scale Mt. Everest. 2021 seemed to fly by in seconds...2021 was a pretty great year. I'm thankful for all of the adventures I got to experience:I'm even more thankful that my daily life was interesting, challenging, and filled with good humans.Money, $$$, … [Read more...] about 2021, 2022, VTSAX And Chill
If you've read this blog recently, you've noticed that I blabber on about Tesla a lot. I bought the stock back in 2012 and it has since gone to the moon. Yay!I didn't buy the stock for any good reason. I just thought Elon Musk and electric cars were cool. Who needs an MBA from Wharton with reasoning like this?!?? But I digress...I drove a Model S way back in 2016 and … [Read more...] about Tesla Test Drive: Butt Y?