By Matthew Kerkhoff
Settling back in after taking a few days off is always tricky, and the markets certainly aren’t making things easy. This past week I spent some time up in Minnesota, visiting my family as well as meeting my girlfriend’s family for the first time.
It was supposed to be a relaxing getaway, staying on the outskirts of Minneapolis surrounded by rolling hills and green pastures. The gravel road that led to where we were staying elicited that country feel, subtly urging you to slow down, relax, and enjoy the slower pace of life.
With weak cell phone coverage and not another house in sight, I was prepared to let my mind go and succumb to nature, watching the trees and grass blow in the wind, allowing the fresh air to fill my lungs and feeling the warm sunshine on my back.
Unfortunately, there was just enough cell phone coverage for me to ... Log in or subscribe to continue reading.