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How to SUCK at Life without Even Trying


As I sit at my desk after a full day at work, finally with the time and quiet to write, I came across this draft post which I actually started (ok, maybe started is a bit of a stretch.  I … Continue reading

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Finding the Fountain of Youth in a Corn Maze


Have you ever been awed by the sheer abandonment to joy that children experience?  The contagious laughter, the endless energy and enthusiasm, the powerful wonder at new things? When did I get old? A few months ago, my roommate and … Continue reading

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Can’t We All Just Converse?


Can’t we all just Converse??    I have a little theory about how to change the world I’d like to share.  Grab a drink, pop a squat and give me your attention for a few minutes.  Ready? Ok, here it … Continue reading

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Chick vs Stuff….and the winner is….


   In today’s consumption-driven society, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with excess.  Even if you don’t consider yourself a spendthrift or a compulsive shopper, chances are you have more stuff than you need.  You may even have more stuff than … Continue reading

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Buy an Octopus and Save $$


I read a Wall Street Journal article, entitled “10 Money Moves that will Always Pay Off”.  Being the frugal-minded person I am (for those of you that have read my previous posts, I apologize for the bad language!), I read … Continue reading

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The American Dream Re-Mastered… The New Normal


The American Dream Re-mastered – The New Normal? The phrase “new normal” has been making the rounds in articles, posts, and blogs regarding the current economy.  These new normals are things many F-word (The NEW F-Word) people have been doing … Continue reading

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The NEW F-Word….


With the economy in its current state, and unemployment on the rise (again), it seems logical that most people are trying to spend less (stay-cation ring a bell?), save more (the U.S. Commerce Department reported that the personal savings rate … Continue reading

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