Although making a good first impression is steering a little away from personal finance basics, I'd like to finish up the career planning and job search portions of the series with a little discussion about personality and professionalism. My Own … [Read more...] about Personal Finance Basics: Making a Good First Impression
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!
I've been taking my Honda Ridgeline to a Honda dealer in Rockville for service for the last 18 months of ownership, and I just need to rant about one thing: the mechanics. Let me say this up front, though, that the guy's checking in the vehicles are … [Read more...] about Rant: The Dealer’s Mechanics are Messing with My Truck
Whew, what a week. Grandma's been here all week, but we didn't get to hang out much. Classes and homework. Two impromptu live demos for the whole customer organization. And it's in the 80s all week and we didn't get to go swimming in our pool. What a … [Read more...] about Best Frugality Articles from Festival of Frugality #93
Get your attention? Good. Don't know why though. I'm not very productive at work right now because the whole team went to Fogo de Chao for lunch (on the company dime) as a going-away party for a coworker on our project. It's a favorite location … [Read more...] about Giant pile of meat: Priceless
Greetings all! I hope you're enjoying the heat, cause I'm not. And I'm sure Stacie is tired of hearing me say "I'm sick of sweating". But I really am! I long for the cool days of the fall and even winter, when I'm not drenched in sweat halfway on my … [Read more...] about Best Frugality Posts: 85th Festival of Frugality Recap