Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Midlife Dawn

Midlife Dawn is the first in a series of popular books that takes place in a world where a few people are blessed/cursed with magical powers.

Friday, January 7, 2022

Karsan Value Funds: 2021 Q4 Results

Karsan Value Funds (KVF) is a value-oriented fund, as described here. Due to securities regulations, the fund is not open to the public at this time. Should that change in the future, there will be an announcement on this site.

Thursday, December 23, 2021

Elegant Defense

Our bodies are marvels. Perhaps no part of us is as remarkable as our immune systems. We have a built-in nano-army that learns on the fly and protects us from our constantly-invading environment. Elegant Defense, An: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System is a useful book describing the elements of our immune system, how we figured it out, and where we go from here.

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Deck the HALL

  • Over 50% discount to book value, as a result of terrible underwriting results in recent years.
  • But under new management, earnings of over $14 million so far this year on market cap of $78 million.
  • Insurance market continues to harden, as the company has implemented a 12% rate increase so far this year.
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Monday, November 1, 2021

London

I've become more interested in historical fiction lately, bringing me to my latest read: London: The Novel. Over a couple of thousand years, this city has gone from a backwater to one of the most important world capitals.

Friday, October 8, 2021

Karsan Value Funds: 2021 Q3 Results

Karsan Value Funds (KVF) is a value-oriented fund, as described here. Due to securities regulations, the fund is not open to the public at this time. Should that change in the future, there will be an announcement on this site.