Slope of Hope Blog Posts
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I really, really dislike crowds. I’ve always been that way. Solitude is my preferred state of being, or just with a few people whom I really like, but the idea of being in a crowd (be it at a stadium, a crowded public space, or what-have-you) is really off-putting to me. Thus, I’d like to say a personal thanks to my fate when I recognize I don’t like anywhere within this small circle of Earth that contains over half of its entire population! (Although I am grateful for all the cuisine that comes from there).(more…)
I was quite intrigued by this item from the crypto firm Kraken (which is a very successful, extremely highly-valued organization that I have as my own crypto broker). Their headquarters has always been in San Francisco until this…………(more…)