When I was growing up, and up until my early 20's, I was afraid of conversations. It was a fear I was very conscious of, and I intentionally avoided social interactions. I would only keep a core of a few friends at any one time that I was comfortable … [Read more...] about How NOT to be socially awkward (advice from a geek)
Archives for October 2011
It seems every article I write lately has me starting out with something like "when I was growing up", but bear with me (note: a draft I have also starts that way, so you'll see it again soon)... When I was growing up (haha!), my mom would … [Read more...] about Two real-life examples of why emergency funds are important!
I really want to hear what you have to say on this, because recently we were invited to a few weddings where the grooms and brides were in their 30s (or very late 20s), had successful careers and maybe even their own homes. I got married when I … [Read more...] about Can you be too old to register for wedding gifts?
Ok, I'm a car freak. I have to announce that at the beginning of every article on here in case you're a first-time reader. Otherwise, you know I have a problem with cars. Luckily, I've been good the last few years, but let's go through a history of … [Read more...] about I was THIS  CLOSE to buying a third car. Why I didn’t (but still might)