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In Home Entertainment

I have two entertainment budgets. One pays for concerts, plays, festivals and dining out. The other pays for Internet, cable TV, Netflix and Spotify. When money gets tight, the first category is easy to cut. Just stay home! But the

Media Bundle (Photo: bellaliant.net) - not my provider

In Home Entertainment

I have two entertainment budgets. One pays for concerts, plays, festivals and dining out. The other pays for Internet, cable TV, Netflix and Spotify. When money gets tight, the first category is easy to cut. Just stay home! But the

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High Hopes

“I don’t get my hopes up. Then I am never disappointed.” This is a view of life I hear others voice, but I don’t share. There is a line to be drawn between running full-blown into a situation with the

Spineless photo from mybestvalentine.com (sharing permitted)

High Hopes

“I don’t get my hopes up. Then I am never disappointed.” This is a view of life I hear others voice, but I don’t share. There is a line to be drawn between running full-blown into a situation with the

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Everything I Know About Commenting on WordPress

No matter which blog site you use, some readers are always going to have a problem with commenting. It’s so frustrating! I can see comments successfully made on my posts, so I know the site isn’t broken. And the readers

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Everything I Know About Commenting on WordPress

No matter which blog site you use, some readers are always going to have a problem with commenting. It’s so frustrating! I can see comments successfully made on my posts, so I know the site isn’t broken. And the readers

Photo: aboutourkids.org

How Do They Know?

We teach our kids values, either on purpose or by default. Sometimes it’s a case of “Do as I say, not as I do!” It’s not always serious moral values we want to impart. Maybe it’s the love of watching

Photo: aboutourkids.org

How Do They Know?

We teach our kids values, either on purpose or by default. Sometimes it’s a case of “Do as I say, not as I do!” It’s not always serious moral values we want to impart. Maybe it’s the love of watching

Cassiopeia (Photo by Will Rutherford from warren-wilson.edu)

In the Dark

November. It’s dark when I get up in the morning, and it’s getting dark when I leave work. Today the sunrise was at 0701 and sunset at 1654 – less than 10 hours of full daylight. Some people dread the onset

Cassiopeia (Photo by Will Rutherford from warren-wilson.edu)

In the Dark

November. It’s dark when I get up in the morning, and it’s getting dark when I leave work. Today the sunrise was at 0701 and sunset at 1654 – less than 10 hours of full daylight. Some people dread the onset

Note the lack of pennies

Budget Review and Advice to Self

This year I began a new style of budgeting. Since we’re more than 10 months into the year and I can predict how the year will end, I am trying to learn some lessons early and decide how to budget for

Note the lack of pennies

Budget Review and Advice to Self

This year I began a new style of budgeting. Since we’re more than 10 months into the year and I can predict how the year will end, I am trying to learn some lessons early and decide how to budget for

Central Park Squirrel

What I Liked About October

Everything. The End! If you like a few grumbles, though, here they are: Very bad month for fitness – even worse than September. Skating has started up again and I haven’t had/made time to go to the rink yet. Was

Central Park Squirrel

What I Liked About October

Everything. The End! If you like a few grumbles, though, here they are: Very bad month for fitness – even worse than September. Skating has started up again and I haven’t had/made time to go to the rink yet. Was