This weekend was what I call a â€œmake upâ€ weekend. We've had some events over the last few weeks, including the 4th of July holiday, for which we had to allocate some extra funds. So this weekend we didn't do much in the way of entertainment to … [Read more...] about My Cheap Weekend
I need your help explaining something. I'm a hard rock kind of guy, so I need someone to explain to me why I have "Friday" by Rebecca Black stuck in my head. I mean, I'm not sure I've even listened to the entire song ever, but there I was … [Read more...] about Clever Posts Of the Week – July 12th
The needed repair for my broken down car wasn't as bad as I had feared. It wasn't the alternator after all, it just needed a new battery. After a quick stop at my insurance company's office to get reimbursed for the tow, the whole … [Read more...] about Car Fixed, But What Should I Do With This Extra Battery?
Something was wrong with the car, I could feel it as I was driving down the highway on my way to the gym. The radio would lose power and then come back on, the automatic transmission wouldn't change gears, and finally the battery light came on. … [Read more...] about What Would You Do? Car Breakdown!
The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays simply because it gives me an excuse to fire up the grill and cook for friends and family. Even if I'm not at home, it's almost a foregone conclusion that I'll be handed the spatula and a plate of … [Read more...] about Clever Posts Of the Week – July 5th
A week after school let out, my son emerged from his room just after 11:30am, immediately laid on the living room floor and and claimed complete boredom of summer vacation. That didn't take long. Our teenage son had fallen into a … [Read more...] about I’ve Got the (Free) Cure For the Summertime Blues