Archive for June, 2011

  • The Flock Is Complete
    Posted by on June 30th, 2011 at 8:32 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The rest of the chickens arrived late yesterday afternoon:     All twelve survived their first night. -KD

  • Chicken Time!
    Posted by on June 29th, 2011 at 12:16 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits When the phone rang at 9:15 this morning, I new it could mean only one thing:  the chicks had arrived.  Sadly, this […]

  • Regret Has No Place in Your Portfolio
    Posted by on June 27th, 2011 at 7:03 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The Reformed Broker is on hiatus while finishing up his book, and asked me to write a guest post for his blog.  […]

  • What Destroyed My Pear Trees?
    Posted by on June 26th, 2011 at 9:03 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Ok, experts, here’s a botanical mystery for you.  I bought two pear trees at Lowes in mid-April – a Moonglow and a […]

  • Oh The Horror – Your Indices Are All Wrong!
    Posted by on June 24th, 2011 at 11:20 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I don’t dislike Joe Saluzzi and Sal Arnuk of Themis Trading – I just have a different perspective on market mechanics than […]

  • America’s Watchdogs: Old Women Who Watch Daytime TV
    Posted by on June 23rd, 2011 at 8:32 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits They finally caught Whitey Bulger!  How?  By raising awareness amongst women who may have known his lady friend, Catherine Greig: “Though Mr. […]

  • Maui Trip Report Part II: Dining & Random
    Posted by on June 22nd, 2011 at 2:51 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits If you missed Part I, I talked about the lodging, hiking and activities we did in Maui.  Here, I’ll give my lowdown […]

  • Maui Trip Report Part I: Lodging, Hiking & Activities
    Posted by on June 21st, 2011 at 2:19 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits note: this post contains a number of pictures and may take a few seconds to load. Give it a chance The Wife […]

  • The Sino-Forest Saga Gets Stranger (Or Not)
    Posted by on June 21st, 2011 at 9:49 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits After last night’s news that John Paulson, formerly Sino-Forest’s ($TRE.TO, $SNOFF) largest shareholder had liquidated his entire position, I awoke this morning […]

  • LOL John Paulson and his “Support” of Sino-Forest
    Posted by on June 20th, 2011 at 5:56 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits June 14th, 2011 Bloomberg headline: “SINO-FOREST SAYS PAULSON ‘VERY SUPPORTIVE’ OF COMPANY” June 19th, 2011 Bloomberg headline: “PAULSON REPORTS SELLING 34.7 MILLION […]

  • Phish Covers Thunder Road
    Posted by on June 20th, 2011 at 2:30 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Subject says it all. From last night (6/19/11) in Portsmouth, Virginia. Clearly a tribute to the Big Man. -KD

  • “Big Man” Clarence Clemons – RIP
    Posted by on June 19th, 2011 at 12:43 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have been an influential force in my musical interests, and by extension, my life.  I […]

  • Gotta Say It Was A Good Day
    Posted by on June 16th, 2011 at 12:06 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits In the last 30 hours I: 1) picked up a group of 3 hitchikers 2) hiked 5 1/2 miles at 10,000 feet […]

  • Maui Monday
    Posted by on June 14th, 2011 at 12:14 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits That’s the ocean view from outside our room. In the other direction:

  • Leaving, On A Jet Plane
    Posted by on June 8th, 2011 at 9:37 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I’m outta here – offline for 10 days.  I set up WordPress on my Ipod Touch, so there’s a slight chance I […]

  • Smoke Alarm Batteries and Statistical Impossibilities
    Posted by on June 7th, 2011 at 9:16 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Last week we were awakened at 2am by a single shrill sounding of our smoke alarm system.  We have eleven smoke detectors […]

  • Congratulations Silver Warriors (That’s Called Sarcasm)
    Posted by on June 7th, 2011 at 8:06 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Note: I have nothing against silver. What I’m against is mass mis-information in the silver community, and those novices who base their […]

  • Wienergate – Weiner Now Leading Candidate for Dbag of the Year
    Posted by on June 6th, 2011 at 8:42 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits So, I wrote about Weiner’s Wiener-gate just a few days ago.  It didn’t take long for Congressman Anthony Weiner to come out […]

  • Sino-Forest – Why Can’t They Buy Back Stock?
    Posted by on June 6th, 2011 at 10:31 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Last week, Muddy Waters, a firm “specializing” in uncovering fraudulent Chinese companies dropped a bombshell on long established Sino-Forest (SNOFF, TRE.TO).  The […]

  • The Garden – 2011
    Posted by on June 5th, 2011 at 9:21 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I know what you’re thinking – Kid Dynamite is about to regale us with a tale of seeing Larry Bird dominate the […]