Category Archives: Thoughts and meditations

Good smells and economics

Ahh, German industrial music. Always a favorite. It helps with the never-ending chore that is laundry.   I finally finished making soap the other day. I had made just enough to get us washing again and no more, so I went … Continue reading

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Weighing you down

Sorry (not sorry) about the profanity. I’m naturally a potty-mouth, I have toned it considerably down for the blog. Anyway, this is a good one. I have had a lot of stuff weighing me down over the course of my … Continue reading

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Backing off a little

I read Rich Dad, Poor Dad and thought it had some super points in it. I got sparked a little bit and started telling my husband about personal corporations, and investment properties, and things like that. I worried him a little. … Continue reading

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Greed and fear

So here’s the thing. I’m reading that book, Rich Dad, Poor Dad. I told you about it yesterday. The fear and greed thing has really got me thinking. He contends that most people deal with money emotionally and that the … Continue reading

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Thrifty more than green

Lots about money lately and not much about green, huh? Well, I’m in a debt phase and much of what I had been doing lately was either wasteful or for convenience and not for anything else. As a result, I … Continue reading

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Update (tl;dr: I’m a mess)

Free time. Ah, whatever shall I do with all this free time? So far it’s been reading and laundry. And napping. We’ll see what that’s all about soon though. I am always tired and frequently nap in the afternoons. I … Continue reading

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Epic Fail

Well, it happened. I failed a class. Through my own dumb fault and without any possibility of redemption. Now I am going to have to sit out for 5 weeks until the class comes round again and hope that there’s … Continue reading

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The other side

Well, I’m on the other side of my birthday and all is quiet over here. I brought cupcakes to school, the whole class sang Happy Birthday to me, and I wore my wedding tiara all day. It was a pretty … Continue reading

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Chugging along

So my life is small again. I grocery shop on a budget – a rather generous one for 4 people, but a budget nonetheless. I turn off lights and turn off power strips. I keep the thermostat up in the … Continue reading

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Magazines and weight loss and PETA’s response

I got a deal on magazines a while back – $2.00 each for a year of 4 different magazines. So, I subscribed to a couple of women’s health magazines, a money magazine, and a weekly news magazine ($8, what was … Continue reading

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