Monthly Archives: April 2011

“I’m sorry, but we can’t afford that.”

I imagine that most parents have said that to their children at one time or another, maybe when asked about a shiny new toy or a fun vacation. But how many have to say it when grocery shopping? 15 percent … Continue reading

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I Forgot to Mention…

…that when I started the job, our family’s food benefit went from $640 to $506 per month. The difference between the two is roughly equal to one week’s pay. Good times.

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Making Adjustments

Believe it or not, I’m still here. Lots of things have been happening; so many, in fact, that I haven’t had time to sit and write about them. Well, I’m blowing off the research, the bill-paying, the budget-fixing, and the … Continue reading

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Waste Land, Revised

I have revised food waste data for the past-what is it now, nine weeks? Yes, nine weeks. If you click on the link and go to page 2 of the document, you’ll see a decent graph of the data. I … Continue reading

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A Course Correction

A few weeks ago, I had the honor and privilege of addressing a college class here at Our State University. I selected aspects of this project related to the focus of the class, Social Problems, and got some good feedback … Continue reading

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