In an email exchange with LP yesterday morning, I’d said that I was not looking forward to entering a trade before what amounts to a 5-day weekend, but that I may have to if we got anything other than another down day-
If we can get a light down day on SPY today then a positive close tomorrow, I’m in (grade of B). A gap down and reversal this morning (grade of A), or light drop today and OGRe tomorrow (grade of A+) and I’m in. Spike down to new lows, then positive close (A). Or just a plain positive close today (B-).
Well, we did get one of those, and I’m in:
The alternative to developing a method and then strictly sticking to it would be to enter and exit “by the seat of my pants,” and I still have a full-time job (which I’m ICK! about to leave for) to prove how well that works.
Coffee Pot Crisis
A little entertainment for this Thanksgiving Eve. My coffee maker is about a decade old, was maybe $20 new, but makes (made) the best-tasting coffee on earth. I’ve even bought newer, more expensive ones, then reverted back to Old Faithful.
Yesterday morning I shattered the decanter. Is it me, or do they make those things out of the most brittle, breaks- into- fatal- shards kind of glass on earth? Anyway, I don’t usually have panic attacks (often), but I did then. Mister, I have GOT to have my coffee!.
Here’s my rather inelegant, but amazingly functional solution (had to tear the no-drip valve out of the basket, but it’s one big coaster anyway now):