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How did we survive?

February 6, 2012 · 42 comments

Was at a group meeting a few months back and an older gentleman shared an email he received from a friend. The email read…. How Did We Make It this Far? Looking back, it’s hard to believe that we have lived as long as we have… As children, we would ride in cars with no […]

Switching roles

February 2, 2012 · 22 comments

I stared at my computer for a good 45 minutes last night trying to think about something worth writing about. For the first time in my life, I have nothing to say. That’s why we are switching roles today. Instead of me entertaining – or at least attempting to entertain – you for two or […]

I was browsing a friend’s Facebook profile yesterday and they shared this image… Since I really don’t want to hear about the sex life of the two or three thousand of you that will read this post, let’s put a little spin on it shall we? How about you describe your financial habits with a […]

Stuff that confuses me.

January 20, 2012 · 26 comments

It’s 9:00pm here in Korea as I write this (7am EST) and I’m watching the movie “Wall Street”. I’ve never seen it and 20 minutes in, and I’m hooked. What that means for you is that I am unfortunately not going to write an article because I’m going to continue watching the movie. How’s that […]

So I was in Vegas this last weekend for the Rock & Roll Half Marathon. No, I didn’t run, but my brother did. Girl Ninja was in Denver for the weekend visiting a college friend so I joined my Mom, Dad, and Brother in Sin City. Bro Ninja broke his personal record in the half […]

Frick being normal.

November 14, 2011 · 36 comments

Girl Ninja and I heard a great message at church yesterday; it was titled “Weird: Because normal isn’t working”. It was an awesome message about how being weird is a good thing. I liked the message, so I thought I’d incorporate it into today’s blog post. Let’s take a look at some statistics, observations, and […]

I’ve been pretty fortunate to happen across some pretty easy money throughout my life. I started tutoring my Senior year of college at a rate of $20/hour. Within a few short months I was able to charge upwards of $50/hour. Then there was the time I house-sat for one of the families I tutored and […]