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As a node operator, my understanding of Bitcoin has evolved significantly. A theoretical framework has been transformed into lived, practical experience. I monitor the Mempool to check on my Lightning channel status. I engage with other node operators to create liquidity swaps. I scroll through 1ML and Amboss to find other Lightning peers. I collect sats for routing payments. It is a vivid demonstration of my previous notion; that Bitcoin, and by extension its timechain, may just be the the final word on financial freedom.

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Ten Years. Not Ten Months.
May 21, 2021
When I enter the twitter bear pit and see howls of anguish on one side, and cries of joy on the other, I head straight for the middle. I remain composed and think about the low time preference world that I believe is emerging. Nothing is certain, of course. But quiet conviction lets me navigate the shifting sands of sentiment.
Friday Reflections, Volume IX
May 7, 2021
Writing brings me great joy. It is a beautiful biproduct of curiosity. And with that very same curiosity comes the desire to connect. To build a network with the wider world. To learn how others navigate this life. By putting myself out there, I hope to cross paths with as many varied and interesting folk as possible.