My Uber passenger rating is 4.63, which is pretty low. We will get to that in a moment. Back in 1998, I moved to Walnut Creek, CA. I was an avid runner…
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I saw some research recently that said that about 25% of millennials had precisely zero close friends. I stopped scrolling and stared at that for a…
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My grandfather on my mother’s side—who I loved dearly—was one of the funniest, toughest, most optimistic people I have ever known. One day, at age 83…
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A lot of people think you have to vote. Pretend you have two choices: chocolate and vanilla. You may not like either of them, but you must choose one…
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There are a lot of financial influencers who fancy themselves the next John Updike. I think there are have been more essays on writing by finance dicks…
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You ever wonder why addicts or alcoholics just don’t quit? I mean, you must feel like shit all the time. They do feel like shit all the time. And the…
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I am 48, which qualifies as middle age. I am not technically old. Funny thing about getting old—no matter how old you are, there is always some Boomer…
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That is an interesting question. If I were to run a Twitter poll on this, 90% of people would say no—you shouldn’t care what people think. Everyone…
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A few weekends ago I went to my nephew’s wedding in Ohio. It was not so easy to get there. My flight to Dayton was cancelled, and in rebooking the…
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I have a friend whose child is going to West Point. The kid wants to be President. How do you know at age 18 that you want to be President? So the kid…
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I went into the military when I was 18 years old. It was the worst decision I ever made. This isn’t to malign the military as an institution, or the…
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I moved to South Carolina in 2010. It is one of the best decisions I ever made. Actually, the decision was made for me. I was working in New York City…
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