This is a companion post for 'How to Start a Blog'. It is chalk full of rookie mistakes I made right out of the gate. Cataloging them here might save you from making some of the same classic newbie missteps. They are mostly in chronological order. I waited too long to start my blog. You don't … Continue reading Mistakes I Have Made
The perfect time to have a Baby is never. If you wait until you are really ready to launch your blog, there will no longer be a thing called a blog. You can launch your blog and simply keep the posts 'private' for now meaning nobody but you can see them. Get your blog up … Continue reading Obligatory ‘Start A Blog’ Post
Below I have reposted an article I read on Fee (Foundation for Economic Education). I often reiterate these same notions to myself and to my wife as we casually take for granted the conveniences and advances of modern life. The most obvious one to me always seems to hit me while I am eating at … Continue reading We Live Like Kings
Why doesn't everyone have a panic room? Seriously? If I am playing Devil's advocate there are 2 big reasons NOT to have a panic room. Reason #1, there is no need for a panic room. Reason #2, it either costs too much or takes too much effort to create a panic room. I will address these … Continue reading Why Do You Have A Panic Room?
Finally, we closed on the inherited house. The check is in the bank (but has not cleared yet). After we pay some money owed to the friends who bought the house and to my sister-n-law who co-owned it, we clear $ 132,000. Now we get to allocate/spend it, this is the FUN PART. If you … Continue reading My Windfall and ME