Category: Random Thoughts

The Cost of the Sick Kid

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 …

5 Ways Knitting is Like Managing Your Money

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 …