Here we go again…

We’ve lived at our current apartment complex for what will soon be 5 and a half years.  It’s a middle-of-the-road kind of place, the kind of place that older upper-middle-class people would choose to move to when they got tired of doing their own lawn work and other maintenance.  There are also a few graduate … More Here we go again…

Being Broke

If Robert Kiyosaki taught me one thing, it was to make a distinction between the words “broke” and “poor”.  Being “broke” is a temporary situation, whereas being “poor” is an eternal mindset.  That message is still golden, even if the messenger has received a critical backlash in recent years. Like most people, I’ve been broke … More Being Broke

Happy Serotonin Syndrome Elastic Pants Crash Before You Shop Till You Drop Again Day

In years past, I have been mildly annoyed at the earnest reference to Thanksgiving as “Turkey Day”, complete with plans to accomplish nothing beyond stuffing face and watching football. I think I can peer out from inside my cave now; it appears things may have changed somewhat.  After all, I did not encounter the phrase … More Happy Serotonin Syndrome Elastic Pants Crash Before You Shop Till You Drop Again Day

The joys of moving

OK, so I have nothing better to do right now than blog.  For that, I’m shocked, because today is a jam-packed hang-on-tight kind of day.  But right now, there’s a lull in my personal sphere of action.  It’s kind of like being in the eye of the hurricane. It seems like last month that we … More The joys of moving