Category Archives: Saving Money

Revenue Recognition

I’d like to think I’ve got the financial savvy to recognize a revenue if I saw it, but it’s not like beauty, which is in the eye of the beholder. There are pages and pages of rules promulgated by the … Continue reading

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2-a-Days

It’s that time of the year again. The temps are above 90 and I need to shower twice a day even if I’ve done nothing more strenuous than check the mail. I’m hoping the fact that I recycle aluminum cans … Continue reading

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Hell on Wheels

We were just outside of Lake Charles when we spotted this truck yesterday. I had to explain to my kids that the smell of sulfur is synonymous with Satan. And Easter Egg poots. Which probably boils down to the same … Continue reading

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Dog Daze

Shhh. Dont’ tell anybody. I’m volunteering at the Natchitoches Hope for Paws dog shelter. I figured that I could help out and not want to bring one home with me because I don’t really like dogs. Not really. I’d stuff the … Continue reading

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A blog about nothing

One of the best comedies in the history of television was a show that was ostensibly about nothing.  I am talking about Seinfeld, of course.  A previous blog of mine mentioned goals, so I am thinking a weekly, national column, … Continue reading

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March Madness!!

As many of you know I had a third or fourth mid-life crisis (MLC) last week.  The first of such events was probably my solo trip to Belize in 2000.  At the age of 32, I travelled to San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, … Continue reading

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Retirement – Week 1: How I saved about $2,000 on 2 projects

It drives Mark crazy when I say that I “saved money” when actually I spent it.  However, in this case, we really did save money.  Our family needed a full-time manager, so I volunteered.  And, like most of the unpaid workers of … Continue reading

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