The Great Outdoors of Florida ~Summer of COVID~

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Have you ever set your alarm for 5 am, thrown on a sweatshirt and hiked to a place where you can watch the sun rise and enjoy a thermos of coffee while the world wakes up? Or hiked a creek in sandals and stopped to watch the water just run over your feet, turn over rocks for crayfish or take pictures of flowers along the banks? Have you left your bedroom windows open so you can hear the peepers’ chorus as you fall asleep and the chickadees’ good morning as you wake up?

If this brings back fond memories of simpler, childhood days, it’s not too late to live them again.

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Small but Mighty: the Matchstick Prize

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Even as we celebrate professional standards discipline in our own practice, and within the human services sector, we recognize the crucial importance of discovering and nurturing the cutting-edge innovation that drives the next generation of solutions.

That’s why we are pleased to again be a sponsor of Causewave’s Matchstick Prize, which recognizes the Small but Mighty agencies helping our neighbors to live a richer life.

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The Great Outdoors of the Western Mountain States ~Summer of COVID~

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Well, if you’re in Montana, Colorado, Idaho or Wyoming, you likely know you are fortunate to have unparalleled access to some of the most breathtaking landscapes on the planet.

Here are a few recommendations for enjoying your natural assets a little bit more than you already do—if that’s possible! And for the rest of us, we are taking notes for when unfettered travel is possible again.

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The Great Outdoors of Florida ~Summer of COVID~

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If you caught our latest blog post, you read about the fact that spending time in the great outdoors helps improve your mental and physical well-being (click here if you missed it>>). And we offered some great get-out-and-enjoy-nature recommendations for beating the COVID doldrums. Well, we know it’s Florida-hot, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy time in the outdoors with some cool activities. Here are a few recommendations to get you started:

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Ditch the Doldrums in the Great Outdoors ~Summer of COVID~

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Have you ever set your alarm for 5 am, thrown on a sweatshirt and hiked to a place where you can watch the sun rise and enjoy a thermos of coffee while the world wakes up? Or hiked a creek in sandals and stopped to watch the water just run over your feet, turn over rocks for crayfish or take pictures of flowers along the banks? Have you left your bedroom windows open so you can hear the peepers’ chorus as you fall asleep and the chickadees’ good morning as you wake up?

If this brings back fond memories of simpler, childhood days, it’s not too late to live them again.

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Enjoy your weekends ~Summer of COVID~

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Although we crave entertainment and a return to normalcy this summer, the persistence of COVID-19 means pause, restrictions, masks, hand-washing and antiseptic wipes. Despite some entertainment-related venues re-opening such as zoos, botanical gardens, and art galleries, some states require each operates at limited capacity. Some entertainment spaces like movie theaters, indoor shopping centers, and casinos remain closed in many areas.

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Expand your inner horizons ~Summer of COVID~

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Three-and-a-half months into COVID culture, six-foot spreads are still recommended, or even required. States that were opening up are closing some activities back down. We will spend more time alone or with many fewer people than we’re accustomed to seeing, especially in summer. This new way of living is a hard change, even with the occasional socially distanced patio picnic.

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Black Lives Matter Protest, Martin Luther King Park, Rochester, NY, May 30, 2020

Clarity at the turning point ~thoughts on racism~

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On the afternoon of Saturday, May 30, I marched. I was grateful for the right to protest, and unhappy that we had cause to do so. I joined my family, thousands of people in my community and across our nation and the world to stand up and be counted as an ally of Black and Brown people everywhere. The protest was Black-led, it was youth-led, it was peaceful, it was inspiring, it was as diverse as America.

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Checking in with you, amid COVID-19 lockdown

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A few weeks ago, I shared some big-picture thoughts about the current health crisis and its financial impact now and in the future. Obviously, there have been some ups and downs since this began, with headlines in the Wall Street Journal including:
“Dow posts worst day since 1987” (March 13)
and 12 days later:
“Dow Soars 11%, Best Day in 87 Years” (March 25).

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How we’re managing during coronavirus

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I’d like to thank you for the trust and confidence you’ve shown in Two Point Capital Management. In challenging times like these we’re doubling our efforts to strengthen your confidence by staying focused on what we do best: controlling risk and investing your savings effectively in a changing world. One of the reasons you chose us is that you value the long-term approach to investing.

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