Monthly Archives: December 2010

Dinnertime Conversations, Part I

I wrote about this on my other blog, but I just had to write about it again here because it’s been on my mind. I have an aunt, whom we’ll call Tippy. Tippy has the bold, uncensored mouth of someone … Continue reading

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Tipping Points

I read a really good quote on a Personal Finance (PF) blog: Obliviousness always reaches a tipping point. This little truism struck me right in the solar plexus. I’ve been quite oblivious to a great many things in the past, … Continue reading

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What Do You Get the Man That Wants Nothing in Particular?

I don’t know about you, but I have the hardest time shopping for the man in my life. He never hints or suggests things he may want for Christmas or his birthday. He’s delighted with everything I get him, not … Continue reading

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Forgive Me, WordPress, I Have Sinned

*Note: I’m not Catholic, but the title was catchy. I apologize in advance if anyone was/is offended by my co-opting of this phrase. Forgive my emo post from yesterday. I’ve been having a super rough week (and it’s only Wednesday!). … Continue reading

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Marriage Burnout

I have reached about my limit on marriage–discussions of it, hearing that others are getting married, contemplating it, watching people choose dresses and curse out caterers–all of it. This is particularly bad because on my other blog, I’ve made it … Continue reading

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Money Monday & More

I didn’t think I’d have an update this soon, but I do. So, without further ado, what happened to me this weekend financially… I have a 36.41 check coming to me from my old electricity company. It’s a credit from … Continue reading

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Something to Think About

Thanks to Punch Debt in the Face for inadvertently giving me my topic for today! One of his commentors posted this quote on his Peanut Butter and Jelly post:   If the two of you are exactly alike, one of … Continue reading

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