Monthly Archives: February 2016

Weekly Budget Snapshot

I reconcile my spending and track my budget every week. As part of my long-term financial plans, I’ll eventually be posting most of the details of my financial life online. This is a start: One of my current dilemmas is … Continue reading

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The Berkey Works for Something!

One of the adventures of living out of town is wondering what’s in our water. There’s a development up the hill that is known to have bad/no sewer pipes, and our landlord has caught them dumping raw sewage onto his … Continue reading

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Discount Bladestorm and Corkgasm

Almost everything on this table cost 50 cents each, and nothing cost more than a $1 each. I am prepared for you, flooring! PREPARED!!! Which is handy, since IT’S HERE!!! I’m supposed to wait 48 hours for it to “acclimate”, … Continue reading

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Fading

My Dad is fading. I went to see my Dad at a senior behavioral health hospital yesterday, one day before he was to be released. He’s been in an assisted living facility for about a year at this point. He … Continue reading

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Too Many Variables

I’ve been *way* too negatively amped over the past 48 hours. Although my life itself has been very frustrating the past few days, the degree of anger and denial I’ve been fighting nearly every moment has been really disproportionate, and … Continue reading

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The Sky is Falling

I’m going to have to completely remove the roof of the yurt tomorrow. While I have very few pictures to show for it, I’ve been fighting nonstop for two days to get the new doorframe installed in the yurt. I’ve … Continue reading

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