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How I wish I could have mined!

A while ago, there was a service called Bitcoin that started. As anything that deals with money, I was a bit cautious about jumping in. However, I decided to take the leap as it is around, and there was only one major security breach.

For those that don’t know, bitcoins are an electronic virtual currency. Merchants and people can use them independently of the banks, and therefore independent of transaction fees. One could of course exchange it for real currency which can be deposited into a bank account, or Paypal. However – there are exchange fees, and one is responsible for any taxes due to it.

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Not much happened today. I spent a good part of the day home, although had to go to the local convenience store to buy a $3.00 loaf of bread. Even if it would had been worth the trip, I wouldn’t have been able to go to the grocery store as there are no buses.

The dogs had been lazy, but I couldn’t blame them as it hit 90°F again. Eventually it cooled down, and they got to go outside and play. I am considering on moving their walk to the evening which will hopefully make it easier for them.

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