I caught this article from the Baltimore Sun about pay phone decline hitting the homeless. Honestly, I don't remember the last time I used a pay phone, except while in Ireland for our honeymoon 4 years ago. It was an awkward experience as I couldn't … [Read more...] about Who uses pay phones anyway?
In a post last month, I hinted that I was working on other job opportunities while waiting to start my next contract with my current employer. I kept it secret because 1) My boss at the time knew about my site (but I doubt he reads it). My new … [Read more...] about Dreams of moving back to PA are shelved…for now
Over the last few months, I've been complaining to Stacie that 2007 seemed like a year down the drain. I didn't have the feeling that I accomplished much all year, but in reality I, and we, accomplished some huge feats: We paid off our Chevy … [Read more...] about 2007 Financial and Life Review
Since my contract at work abruptly ended on the 14th, I figured I would have written a slew of awesome articles in the extra free time I was given. Unfortunately that's not the case. If you've been following for the last week, I've been in a lot of … [Read more...] about Rehab, MRIs, and A Job Update
Last Friday I visited the doctor and found out I have a herniated disk. I've been on oxycodone (generic Percocet) and anti-inflammatory meds since then, along with heating pads and wearing a corset. I'm still in an excruciating amount of pain, which … [Read more...] about Have a Very Merry, and Painless, Christmas!
Growing up and hearing my parents talk about cars, I always heard one thing: We're always going to have a car payment You can probably see where this is going already, but hear me out. From about 1984-1998, my parents leased a new vehicle every … [Read more...] about Do you always have to be in debt?