On a recent trip, I downloaded the book It to my Kindle. Light reading, right? The book quickly drew me in. I hadn't read fiction in a long, long time. The most recent issues of The Economist gathered dust while I plowed through Stephen King's novel.This was a change. For the past couple of decades, I've considered all of these activities to be a sub-optimal use of my … [Read more...] about When The Game Doesn’t Feel Quite The Same
In December of 2017, Dividend Growth Investor (DGI) asked me if I wanted to bet against Warren Buffett. Well, kind of. Allow me to explain...Buffett’s Big BetWay back in 2007, Buffett challenged the hedge fund industry to a bet. All the hedge fund managers had to do was beat the S&P 500 over a 10 year period. Buffett didn’t get many takers, but he completely crushed … [Read more...] about Stock Picking Experiment, Year 2 (Still Winning!)
I love DIY because I make it amusing.Design is fun, especially when you nail it.So is construction. Except when you nail your hand. Never mind.Drinking a beer after looking at a great space you created is fun too. Just don't drink the beer beforehand or you'll nail your hand even more.During construction, I love to leave easter eggs. Not real eggs, that would be gross. … [Read more...] about Give Me Your Best Lines!
Berkshire Hathaway Meeting 2019Want to win a set of Warren Buffett/Charlie Munger ducks? Read on!Mrs. 1500 and I attended the Berkshire Hathaway meeting a couple of weeks ago. The event is often called the "Woodstock of Capitalism." Investors from around the world come to hear Munger and Buffett spout their wisdom:The meeting has three parts:Movie: The meeting … [Read more...] about What The Duck! (Notes From The 2019 Berkshire Hathaway Meeting)
This weekend is the Berkshire Hathaway meeting in Omaha. I'm in town with Mindy:The girls:And the dinosaurs:Also in town is Grant from Millennial Money, Cody from Fly to FI, the Frugal Professor, and last, but never least, the Waffle Couple.Party Time, FIRE StyleThere are three, fun parties going on this weekend.1. Shareholder MeetingThe … [Read more...] about Meetups In Omaha This Saturday!