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.
What a total dope I am. Two days ago, on the 4th of June, I did a post commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Last night, I wrote a pretty long post pissing and moaning about how Google devoted their home page to LGBTQ+ rights instead of this event. Yet this morning, while walking the dogs, prompted by nothing, my brain came alive and said, “Hey, STUPID, D-day is the 6th of June, not the 4th!” Embarrassing!(more…)
Here are some professionally-made photos from yesterday’s tastytrade show. I’ve put a caption under each one; click on them for a bigger version.(more…)
Hello from Hollywood, where we continue to do Tastytrade Live all day. I’m not exactly bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, having gotten up at 3:30 this morning after a fitful sleep. Here’s what things looked like in the wee hours (take note of Slope in the lower right):(more…)
I’ve had my own show on the tastytrade financial network ever since they started (I don’t remember how many years ago). However, I’ve never done one of their live events. There are a lot of reasons for this, but a big one is that I’m not really into business travel. However, they planned a show in California, and they were kind enough to invite me, so we’ll be broadcasting live all day Monday from the venue (Avalon Hollywood) shown below. I’ll keep everyone posted on how it goes!
It’s ironic that last week was so incredibly exciting and dynamic, since the number of scheduled important events was practically nil.(more…)