If you have a kid, you know eventually you are going to have a sick kid. We’ve been lucky, and our daughter’s illnesses have been mild and infrequent. Last week, though, Little Bit developed a fever that she just couldn’t shake, and we realized just how lucky we are to be able to afford the cost …
Category: Random Thoughts
Several years ago, I rediscovered knitting, a skill my grandmother had tried to teach me in my preteen years. In the past 8 or 9 years, I’ve enjoyed making countless scarves, hats, pairs of socks, and handbags. I’ve even knitted the obligatory unfinished sweater (Surely every knitter has one of those!) I get a real sense …
A family genealogy project has me celebrating the accomplishments of some of the awesome women in my family.
It’s those changes in latitudes, changes in attitudes nothing remains quite the same. With all of our running and all of our cunning, If we couldn’t laugh, we would all go insane. When I was younger, I worked with a guy whose choice of working music leaned heavily toward Jimmy Buffett. I had my own copy …
A Missing lost tooth brings home how easy it is to lose windfalls and money opportunities when times are good. But putting your windfalls to work, especially when you don't need them to make ends meet, might be a great opportunity to enhance your financial picture.
Despite the fact that we're doing a lot of things to save money, there are several reasons I've been unwilling to compromise on professional hair care. If you're saving money for a better life, you can't always just save money.
We had a little surveillance surprise, showing once again that our social media audience isn't always what we think it is.
Merry Christmas from me, Jon and Little Bit! While we approach the new year, I review our progress in getting our finances in shape in 2015.
Sometimes, great truths makes you laugh and cry at the same time. At least, if they are the uncomfortable truths explained to us by Terry Pratchett. #pfmessages