Slope of Hope Blog Posts
Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.
I’ve mentioned it before, but I’ll say it one final time: after the close on Friday, we’re going to throw the switch. The old site goes dark and the new site comes up. There are endless scenarios:
+ Best Case: everything runs perfectly, and the only change you see is a beautiful new site.
+ Worst Case: Slope is totally down, and you get a 404 error all weekend.
+ Probable Case: the site will be up, but there will be some snags, problems, and bugs we need to frantically fix (because, cough cough, so few people helped me test, although I begged endlessly…….)
Anyway, I just wanted to tell as many of you as possible. Good luck to us all!
BABY BOOMERS & THE INFORMATION AGE
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a Baby Boomer as a member of the generation born between 1946 and 1964. If the average age of Baby Boomers is 65 years, then 1953 would be an important year for them. A lot of stuff happened that year, including the end of the Korean War.
Sheesh, what an annoying day.
I guess I shouldn’t complain about making a profit. And it’s a hell of a good profit, considering how the day turned out, and considering how I am literally my portfolio is literally 235% short. However, my profit was FOUR TIMES LARGER before this stupid crap happened on the ES: