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A Fool of Myself

Can You Hear Me Now?

I spent too much time this afternoon working with a product that has fundamental problems. Frustrated, but trying to keep my cool, I contacted the vendor (someone I know in real life) about the problem. Vendor: “Try this.” Me: “Done. It’s still not working well. I think there’s a problem with your product.” Vendor: “The … Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading: Personal Finance Books
A Fool of Myself

What I’ve Been Reading: Personal Finance Books

Ever since I took over our family finances in July, I’ve become a voracious reader of personal finance books. And I haven’t spent a dime on books because of this incredible thing called the library.* I started by reading quite a few Dave Ramsey and Larry Burkett books, and now I am branching out to other personal finance, investing, and economics books that pique my interest. Continue reading

A Different Kind of Christmas
A Fool of Myself

A Different Kind of Christmas

Now that Thanksgiving is over, we have officially entered the Christmas season. I am in the camp of “Give Thanksgiving a Chance,” and I’m not a fan of executing anything Christmas-related until after Turkey Day. Still, Chris had the week off from work, and he and E needed a project, so I gave my blessing for putting up Christmas decorations this week. Continue reading