These are are current paychecks. In September 2016, I took a different job with less pay but a better climate and more room for salary increases. How do you put a dollar amount on your mental health? HER paycheck altered significantly after 02/19/2017 as she was due for a step increase on the Government Service … Continue reading Current PayChecks
Here is my March 2018 Net Worth Snapshot. We had a down month for the first time in a long time. (summer of 2017). Wish I knew who to credit for this, "“The market is like a boy playing with a yo-yo while walking uphill. Monitor his progress, do not watch his yo-yo.” I have … Continue reading March 2018 Net Worth Snapshot
A lawyer is comprised of three things, an ego, a Juris Doctorate, and passage of the Bar Exam. This post is in reference to the middle one, a JD degree. Law school is comprised of 3 years of post graduate education at an accredited Law School. It is all at once magnificent, mundane, archaic, laborious, … Continue reading Peering Through the Legal Prism
I read an interesting post today from CorporateMonkey about children in the workforce and its relative cultural appropriateness. It got me to thinking. Childhood is a relatively new concept, even in America. Probably a good idea. We protect our children from the rigors of the grownup world and allow them to grow, learn, play, and … Continue reading What Do Kids Know Anyway?
My first trip outside of the Country was via the Naval Reserves in 1994. I flew out to Sand Diego California to meet my new ship (well for the next 2 weeks at least). One great thing about San Diego (besides the Zoo) is the little red train to Tijuana, Mexico. I was 45 minutes … Continue reading The Little Red Train to Tijuana