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January - April Spending Summary

Nope, you didn’t miss the March spending summary. There wasn’t one. Oops. Wow, does life get in the way sometimes! I have not had much time at all to write lately, between work deadlines, family commitments, a toddler birthday party to host, a nice trip to see extended family, etc., etc. 652 more words

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Running Late at the Jolie Cafe

He was at long last good and tired of waiting for her. Not just the past 22 minutes, but all the times he had sat in restaurants even if mediocre, on benches at parks in a spectrum of weather, at charming cafes tucked away in a district like Little Paris where he was waiting, or even at home with take-out cooling on the wobbly table they’d spotted in a thrift shop. 2,566 more words

Coquitlam Housing Strategy Improving Affordability

In Coquitlam, new approaches to housing affordability are finding success — through partnerships with government, business, and not-for-profit agencies. 519 more words

February Spending

Ok, month 2 of spending data! I’m liking reporting on our spending so far. It has helped me more clearly categorize what we have control over in the near-term vs. 1,090 more words

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By: Builder

Survey of New Yorkers finds the cost of housing is a concern, but not too big a concern.

New Yorkers pay 1.3 times more for housing in absolute terms than average Americans, and in order to accommodate high housing costs, nearly one third of New Yorkers (31%) exceeded their initial budget on their current home, according to a new  513 more words

Home Improvements

What Is It?

What Is It?
A sermon preached at Niles Discovery Church, Fremont, California,
on Sunday, February 18, 2018, by the Rev. Jeffrey Spencer.
Scriptures:  Exodus 16:2-5, 9-35… 2,086 more words


January Spending

Here’s our first post where we’re putting some of our numbers out there – it’s a bit intimidating to be honest! Also, it’s the middle of February and I’m just getting this analysis together, but better late than never. 1,000 more words

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