I had a comment on my "Elevator Post" that the article wasn't about finance and was irrelevant to this site. I want to set something straight though. If you want a pure finance site, this isn't the site for you. Most PF blogs aren't for you then. … [Read more...] about The purpose of Clever Dude
Archives for July 2007
I seem to have aggravated and even insulted a few readers with my article "Stupid, lazy people on elevators and escalators". I tried to put enough disclaimers that it's truly a subjective analysis of the rider (whether they're able-bodied"), and I … [Read more...] about Whoah, elevators can cause quite a controversy!
I'm not good at keeping secrets. I'm not the worst at it, but since I share everything with my wife Stacie, it's hard to keep this a secret. I set up something special for her 30th birthday, which is tomorrow, and she doesn't know what it is, or who … [Read more...] about Keeping a birthday secret
I seem to be in a grumpy mood this week. I'm known to be a complainer, but events this week have just gotten my panties in a bunch. I'm going to be blunt here: 1. If you're not carrying a bunch of cargo, or if you're not handicapped, you have … [Read more...] about Stupid, lazy people on elevators and escalators
FiveCentNickel posted a commentary on GM's announcement of a new hybrid system in their large SUVs, and questioned the value of such a system. I agree with his assessment that the extra $10,000 cost of such a system for a mere 40% gain (i.e. 19-20mpg … [Read more...] about Can we get by without big SUVs?
While shopping for our BBQ party this weekend, we made a trip to Sam's Club. We always justified our membership to Sam's because we made our $40 fee back each year just in our milk purchases alone. I go through a gallon or more of skim milk each … [Read more...] about No more cheap milk at Sam’s Club