Maintaining a rational, long-term perspective is the only thing that keeps the marbles from bouncing around one’s head after a day like yesterday (that escalated quickly).

Wall Street is flooded with hunters – people who try to go out and find the big game. They fell it and bring it back, and there’s a huge feast and everything is fabulous, and then they look for the next big game. I plant seeds, and then I spend all of my time cultivating them . . . it’s an extremely dull, very patient business. – Tom Russo

We began planting a few seeds this week.  It is probably a safe assumption that we plant a few more in the weeks ahead.