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A Rough Patch

A Rough Patch

Today is going to be one of those days where I just wish it was over with already. I got a DUI last week and I am finally going to sit down and deal with it. I have sort of

Intelligent Advice

Intelligent Advice

I’ve been having a bit of an ongoing discussion with my cousin via email.  We’re talking about different ways to be smart with our money and that kind of thing.  This whole conversation got started because I told her that

Packing Up

Packing Up

I am moving at the end of next month and I have a lot to pack. Right now I’m living in a 2 bedroom apartment and it is stuffed to the gills with all my stuff. I thought about getting

Keeping My Resolution So Far

Keeping My Resolution So Far

As I mentioned before, I’d like to start running again.  As I get older I don’t want to be one of those people who always talks about how good of shape they used to be in, or one of those

A Goal For The New Year

A Goal For The New Year

One of the things I’d like to maybe venture out into this year is the area of property investing.  Here’s how it works, at least conceptually: you buy a house (or apartment, condo, etc.) and you are the owner, but

Back in the Habit

Back in the Habit

Five more days until the new year!  Now, I’m usually not the kind to make new years resolutions, but I think I’m going to have to this year.  I’ve been kind of letting myself go over the last year in

Guns and Stuff

Guns and Stuff

I’ve been seeing a lot about gun laws in the news recently.  Just a few days ago, Illinois ruled that the courts banning the right to carry arms is “unconstitutional,” and they are going to be drafting new laws to

Romney’s Angry Bird

Romney’s Angry Bird

Watching the debate last night between Obama and Romney was quite an event; not only was I watching it on TV, but I also was simultaneously browsing some threads on a few of my favorite internet forums, and receiving a

Back Out to the Burbs

Back Out to the Burbs

Well, it looks like I’m gonna be moving back to the suburbs.  I’ve enjoyed my last 5 years here in the city, but I was recently offered a job in the burbs that I can’t pass up. I’m a bit

The Awkwardness of Gift Giving

The Awkwardness of Gift Giving

I try to be awesome at most things I do, but one thing I’m not really that good at is gift giving.  I kind of feel a confusing array of emotions when I am invited to a birthday party because