Monthly Archives: March 2013

Cutting Me Off

Dear Mr. Speedster, I wanted to let you know how much I appreciate you taking the time to help others out and risk your own life in the process. The other day when you cut me off I was a bit upset at first, and I must apologize for the unkind words that came out […]

Attacking My Student Loans

For about 8 months now I have been aggressively, and excitedly, been attacking my student loan debt so I can be one step closer to financial independence. My original goal was to have all of them paid off by within one year. With 4 months left before that deadline, I reluctantly have to report that […]

Solve a Rubik Cube

I’ve never been able to solve a Rubik’s cube in my life. Actually, I don’t believe I ever owned one, but I do remember a neighbor kid owning one growing up. I vaguely remember trying to figure it out before my friend got frustrated and moved all of the stickers around. A few weeks ago […]

Become a Local Tourist

It surprises me how often I hear people say that there is never anything to do locally and that they have to travel in order to find entertainment. When I hear people saying something like that I tell them about all of the things I have done in town and how many of them didn’t […]

My Dog Saves Me Money

Cost of Owning a Dog I’m sure most people understand that owning a pet can be expensive. Food adds up over time. Then there is the cost of a collar, leash, food bowl, water bowl, and toys. Those are the basics usually and some people can spend a lot more on additional items such as […]

Living Without Cable/Satellite TV

I know, I know, it is almost unthinkable. What in the world would we possibly do with all of our time if we didn’t spend it watching TV. In all seriousness, I do believe it was a great decision to not hook up cable or satellite when I purchased my home 8 years ago. At […]

Fixing the Dryer

Not that long ago the dryer stopped drying and the first thing that went through my mind was “oh great one more thing to pay for”. Before I called someone to have it repaired I made a the decision to try to determine if I could figure out how to fix it myself. After researching […]