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Thursday Thoughts - 12/22/2022

Dec 21, 2022
In this short newsletter, I share the most interesting things that I’ve read, heard, and/or watched over the past week. What I Read: You werent supposed to see that | The Reformed Broker I’m not smart enough to tell if this piece is satire or not. The premise is that high inflation, high interest rates, and falling stock prices were due to people in power wanting to revert back to the status quo.

Thursday Thoughts - 12/15/2022

Dec 15, 2022
In this short newsletter, I share the most interesting things that I’ve read, heard, and/or watched over the past week. What I Read: The Only Crypto Story You Need, by Matt Levine | Bloomberg I got back into crypto in May of last year. It started with reading an article about Axie Infinity , a play to earn game. It evolved into learning about various blockchains, DeFi, hardware wallets, and NFTs.

Leon's List - 2022 Week 15

Dec 12, 2022
Leon’s List is a weekly post about waiver wire players I’m keeping an eye on. The fantasy football regular season is over! The seeds are set for the first round of the playoffs. I’ll have more on the playoffs further down. But now a bit of housekeeping. I’m going to stop Leon’s List for this season after today. I have a few reasons: It’s the playoffs and I need all the help I can get.

Thursday Thoughts - 12/08/2022

Dec 7, 2022
In this short newsletter, I share the most interesting things that I’ve read, heard, and/or watched over the past week. What I Read: Consumer Trends: 2023 | The New Consumer The New Consumer puts out powerpoint slides each year that summarize American trends. The presentation is simple and effective. There’s one big headline followed by a graph or table. It tells you what’s important and shows the rest of the data.

Leon's List - 2022 Week 14

Dec 5, 2022
Leon’s List is a weekly post about waiver wire players I’m keeping an eye on. I followed the US Men’s National Team in the World Cup this past week. It’s been a wild ride of ups and downs. One interesting thing I noticed with the World Cup is the term knockout rounds. We don’t really use that term in American sports. We call it the playoffs or the postseason. And we’re one week away from the fantasy football playoffs.

Thursday Thoughts - 12/01/2022

Nov 30, 2022
In this short newsletter, I share the most interesting things that I’ve read, heard, and/or watched over the past week. What I Read: Tiny Beautiful Things | Cheryl Strayed As mentioned in my last post, I picked up Tiny Beautiful Things off of Ryan Holiday’s reading list. This book is a collection of advice columns from Cheryl Strayed’s time as Dear Sugar. The advice given in this book touches all aspects of life.

Leon's List - 2022 Week 13

Nov 28, 2022
Leon’s List is a weekly post about waiver wire players I’m keeping an eye on. I hope everyone’s had a restful and festive Thanksgiving. We come back from the holidays with 2 weeks left in the fantasy football regular season. There is a two man race for the top spot in the league. Alan and John O. are both 8-4 after convincing wins this week. Alan has me and Mat as his last two opponents.

Thursday Thoughts - 11/17/2022

Nov 16, 2022
In this short newsletter, I share the most interesting things that I’ve read, heard, and/or watched over the past week. What I Read: The Three Sides of Risk | Collaborative Fund Morgan Housel shares a deeply personal story from his teenage years. A skiing accident on the backside of a resort killed two of his friends. This event shaped Morgan Housel’s view on life. His appetite for risk plummeted. He would err on the side of safety in many aspects of life.