I just finished the (online) Bloomberg Market Concepts course and it was pretty neat! Two finance professors strongly recommended this while I was in school, but I didn’t have a chance to take it. If you are interested in learning about the basics of finance and the global economy, then this might be worth doing. It’s free for students right now, and it’s broken up into modules so you can look at whenever you have time. πŸ“ˆ

This little beast stopped at the flowers and munched away a good bit of leaves and petals. I thought grasshoppers only ate leaves… so lesson learned πŸ€” 🌱

Following a terrifying Google search about spiders, it appears this spider in the yard is a Peucetia viridans. It’s actually very pretty and you can zoom in to see its little eyes πŸ•·πŸ“·

My HTC One M8 lasted about five years, but now we have to part ways. I would have considered replacing the battery to keep it, but the failure of the physical buttons sealed its fate. A great phone πŸ“±