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sun posted: Sun 2019-06-16 04:48:54 tags: n/a
tasks meta-review
empty dishwasher, clear sink
clean microwave
water Zena
hummer feeder

pay washer/dryer rental

vac entryway and laundry
bathtub and window casing mildew

hair, brows, nose

How to deep-clean carpet? Where to rent gear?

splaturday posted: Sat 2019-06-15 14:21:20 tags: n/a
You need a good breakfast, that's a fact... start it off with taylor ham

Dishwasher filled and run
Excess baggage (swabs, extra antacid, deodorant) stripped from backpack; restored charger kit
Nails, pits,
Litter Genie serviced
Trash out
Postcard postage
Farmer's mkt for eggs, veggies
Wrote grad card notes
Filled in wedding invitation addresses

A/C is not cooling the house, thank goodness it's only in the 70s this weekend

thu posted: Thu 2019-06-13 17:24:44 tags: n/a
With my HSA fully funded for the year, I had a significant chunk of change to invest. SDIV and GYLD are my commission-free darlings with another brokerage house, but there are just no top-performing ETFs offered commission-free under the HSA trustee's roof. I was leery of putting more eggs in the BIZD basket, so I was inspired to Google "comparable to SDIV" and then "comparable to GYLD". The latter search clued me to YYY (YieldShares High Income ETF), a monthly dividending ETF that yielded 8.77% over the p... (...more)
wed posted: Wed 2019-06-12 05:21:23 tags: n/a
The market is slumped, i.e. "on sale" if you're 10+ years away from retirement, and I had some cash accumulated in IRA so I put in a limit order for some of that sweet SDIV.

Last market price: $17.10
1-year dividends: $1.485 = 8.68%
3-year dividends: $1.4263 = 8.34%

spirituality for introverts posted: Tue 2019-06-11 21:29:46 tags: n/a
The Free Love renaissance in the 60s and 70s inspired a lot of literature, and one of the most popular and iconic novels typifying the era was sci-fi grandmaster RA Heinlein's Stranger In a Strange Land. Heinlein's characters deliver many pithy quotables, but perhaps the most important of these is his definition of love: "...that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own." I took Psych and Anthropology as electives in my senior year of HS; surely I must have learned i... (...more)