Tag Archives: spending

Chromebook Midterm: Incomplete

I can’t work like this, which is why I haven’t. Yes, I’ve been remiss in updating this blog for some time now, and for that I apologize. I have an excuse, though: I hate my computer!  Well, “hate” may be a … Continue reading

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Scared Straight

I suppose things have been building up to this point for a while, and it is time to face the music. We are stuff-a-holics, and need to go into recovery. It sneaks up on you, this condition; it can start … Continue reading

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On the Fence

Since we got our federal income tax return in February, we have been busy using the money to patch some holes in our lives. We paid down some credit cards, paid off some old debts, and brought ourselves into the … Continue reading

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7 Foods You Should Never Eat (If You Can Afford It)

7 Foods You Should Never Eat, brought to you by the concerned people at Fox News. Subtext hunters like myself will readily gather from this article the knowledge that poor people often eat worse food than wealthier folks. But we … Continue reading

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… But not quite yet.

So, having determined once and for all that the Chevrolet Suburban is the One True Vehicle for us, there remained the simple task of acquiring one. Right. Just like that. How hard could it be? History shows that when that … Continue reading

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January data dump

Here’s our grocery spending for last month, coming in just under the wire as previously reported. No Cougar Gold this month, although we did buy a few of those incredible caramels from Montana. Seriously, they are…wow…I mean…unbelievably good, especially the … Continue reading

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Well, Here It Is…

…the results of my audit of our spending for the last three months: It’s odd, isn’t it? I’m not sure if November is typical and the other months are outliers, or the other way ’round. I can identify some of … Continue reading

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