Monthly Archives: July 2013

Possible RVs: Part 2

This past weekend, I had the wonderful experience of going with some friends to a lakehouse. My old roommate’s family owns one, and her grandparents have the fortune of living right next door. Her grandmother was kind enough to take … Continue reading

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Learning About Loan Terms

If (when…) I have to take out a loan to finance the purchase of my new home, I will most likely go through my credit union to do so. When I went to make my usual savings deposit, I asked … Continue reading

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The Tale Of My First Despair: A Budget Story

Once upon a time, there was a girl. Like many girls, she had hopes and dreams and worked part-time retail to pay the rent. When she came up with a dream that required a little bit of start-up capital, she … Continue reading

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A Sobering Look At The Challenges I Will Face

While her post was primarily about making a living in music, Charlotte Hothar linked a very good article from The Guardian about the problems we know are facing workers, creative and technical, and the economy worldwide. While the Guardian’s focus … Continue reading

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Practical Dilemma Number One: I Have Too Much Stuff.

George Carlin has a bit on ‘Stuff‘ (one of his cleaner ones, but still not for kids, mostly because of Maui) that explains the American inclination to accumulate and store stuff. In it, he talks about vacations, and how you … Continue reading

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Possible RVs: Part 1

I promised I’d talk about the trailer I’m looking at getting, so here it is: I want my starter RV to be the Scamp 13′ Deluxe w/Bath Package. Some light googling has revealed that what I’m looking at won’t be … Continue reading

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The Opposite of Frivolity

As fun as it will be to run around the country, taking pictures of the Grand Canyon (I really want to visit Supai, one of my Anthropology professors said it’s gorgeous) and car-dancing to classic rock radio on Route 66, … Continue reading

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