Tag Archives: thoughts and meditations

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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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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But, what do I know?

I have no expertise. I am a perennial student and housewife. I am about to finally start on my first career next year. What do I know? Well, I know that it’s worth trying new things. I know that being … Continue reading

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Clothes don’t make the woman (or man)

My feel good manifesto (it has nothing to do with green and thrifty): My husband told me I looked just like a 1950’s housewife yesterday. I was flattered, as that was the look I’d been going for. I’m not a … Continue reading

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Lessons and goals

So, my dad recently had a triple bypass (part of the reason I hadn’t been around here). It makes you grateful for every day that you get to talk to someone when they’ve had something like this happen. He lives … Continue reading

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Gift giving

My husband and I just celebrated our 13th anniversary. The best card I got was from my older son. He told his teacher and was allowed to make a card at school for us. It’s construction paper with the family … Continue reading

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