Are you a loaner.

October 21, 2013

Quit being a wuss. Subscribe to my blog. Pop quiz hot-shot, your mom, dad, sibling, child, best friend, or other person of whom you are bound to by affection or obligation, approaches you and says “Hey, I have an unforeseen bill coming due and was wondering if I could possibly borrow some money to cover […]

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Thursday Poll: The crap hits the fan.

October 16, 2013

In light of all the government shutdown and furlough talk, I’d thought we’d see just how well PDITF readers are prepared for economic disasters, disturbances to income, and maybe even that zombie apocalypse I’ve heard so much about. On with the show…

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Houston, we have a roommate.

October 14, 2013

And so begins the life of three adults sharing one bathroom. Fortunately for me, I am the only male in the household and my understanding is girls are physically incapable of pooping, farting, or burping. Unfortunately for them, as a male I am not only capable of each of these things, but I have mastered […]

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Thursday Poll: What day will the government get its crap together?

October 9, 2013

I recently mentioned I have not yet contributed to my Roth IRA this year. If you haven’t been living under a rock, I’m sure you’ve noticed the markets are down a couple hundred points as the Republicans and Democrats are being a bunch of drama queens. I would never advocate trying to time the market […]

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What’s your hobby?

October 7, 2013

I’m always curious to learn about someone’s hobbies. I mean, think about it. People might spend their free time knitting, playing Bunco, crossfitting, flying remote control planes, rapping, collecting stamps, or white water rafting. Some hobbies cost nothing, swimming in the local lake. Others have significant upfront costs, like cycling, but have minimal recurring expenses. […]

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Chatterbox Charlie

September 30, 2013

So I’m pretty involved with a non-profit organization called Young Life. Last night we had our first Young Life Club event of the year for the local high school we do outreach at. We had about 100 kids come out for our Country Western themed club. We square danced, played games, sung some songs, and […]

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Liar, liar, pants on fire.

September 26, 2013

Let’s face it. We are all liars. We sometimes say things we don’t mean for the sake of saving face. I was always told honesty is the best policy, but I’m afraid that simply isn’t true. Sometimes ya gotta lie. And here are a few situations where I have.. Babies: Am I the only person […]

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