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How We Went from Ballers to Savers, and Lived to Tell the Tale

we’re here with our first thursday post in a long time because yesterday’s post was a bit of a bummer subject, and we never like those to be the leading story for long. 1,816 more words

Early Retirement

Light Relief: The World's Worst Brand Ambassadors

From the NY Post:

The grizzly discovery on March 26, 1997, that all 39 members of the Heaven’s Gate cult had committed mass suicide was bad enough. 62 more words


Face-Planted in the Phone

I’ve been puzzling for some time over my increasingly visceral aversion to folks face-planted in their phones and tablets. It’s not merely their often being stumblebums clogging hallways, corridors, sidewalks, and elevators with rank inattention to traffic flows, though that public nuisance has been jangling my nerves to a startling degree. 747 more words


They Say It's Your Birthday p7

Today is my Dad’s birthday.  My mom’s too.

On Preparation Day, I was busy preparing ahead of time knowing that my Mom’s birthday was this week.  467 more words


Embracing imperfection

“Be yourself. Everybody else is taken” – Oscar Wilde

Part of living within a society requires us to abide by a set of values and conventions.

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7 x 2 = 14 Perpetually Alternating Items (Struggles with Listicles No. 3)

7 x 2 = 14 Perpetually Alternating Items

1. Go to the grocery store hungry.

2. Buy things you don’t need.

1. Eat clam chowder. 107 more words

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