Puzzle Solver Blog2019-07-17T19:07:34+00:00

Eels need loving, too…

By |June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

A rather unusual consequence of the coronavirus pandemic: A Tokyo aquarium, which closed to the public due to the pandemic, has asked the public for a favor. Seems like their eels have forgotten what humans look like. The once sociable creatures have started to hide in the sand when any of the few aquarium workers walk by their tank. Under normal circumstances, the 300 garden eels—named for their grass-like [...]

What you should know about financial advisors

By |June 1st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

I’m going to share a little “inside baseball.” Any advisor can review your investments and tell you why they went up or down. But an advisor worth their weight in gold will be able to give you a detailed agenda to ensure your financial plan is on track. This would include a review of all aspects included in your original financial plan. Items up for discussion are: risk review [...]

What the wealthy sacrifice to get rich

By |May 30th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Have you ever heard this one? “The speed of your success is limited only by your dedication and what you’re willing to sacrifice.” – Nathan W. Morris Just as the “overnight success” is a myth, so is achieving any level of success without sacrifice. The Olympic athlete sacrifices years of a normal life to achieve their goal. Sleep, hunger, socializing, and pursuit of other goals were given a backseat to their main [...]

Happy PAPOYF Day!

By |May 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

I know… you’re wondering what the heck is PAPOYF Day? Easy. It’s Put A Pillow On Your Fridge Day! This unusual holiday is celebrated on the 29th of May each year, in Europe and the U.S. And it’s a day that focuses on prosperity, good fortune, and having bit of fun along the way. It started back in the early 1900’s. Families would place a piece of cloth or [...]


By |May 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

While at a local coffee shop, I noticed a fun message on the tip jar: “Afraid of Change? Leave It Here.” The older we get, the more change we must deal with. In the immortal words of David Bowie: Ch-ch-changes, pretty soon now you're gonna get older, time may change me, but I can't trace time. We’ve all had to experience some major changes over the past few months. And [...]

Bee afraid

By |May 26th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

If you haven’t heard, there’s a deadly new insect that hunts bees, decapitates them, and then feeds the headless bodies to their young. Lovely, right? (Hope you’re not eating lunch!) They’re called Asian Giant Hornets (aka murder hornets) and they’re already starting to show up in the Pacific Northwest. These aren’t your average hornets. They’re two inches long and their stinger is about a quarter-inch — strong enough to pierce [...]

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