Hey everyone, I had a contest ready to run and didn’t realize it was on auto post. I’ve been busy selling house and moving country so wasn’t paying attention. Anyway, check it out. It’s open and up for business! Check it out here!
In 1975, Keith Jarrett, a world-renowned jazz pianist, was scheduled to play a concert at the Koln Concert Hall in Germany. Unfortunately, the piano he was supposed to play was all wrong. It was too small, sounded tinny, out of tune and the pedals tended to stick. At first, Jarrett refused to play. Who wants to be asked to create something beautiful with a broken
When I wrote about things falling apart last year, I was talking about my husband being laid off from his $100,000 engineering job. At the time, it seemed like the end of the world and looking back, it really was. For a long time, things just kept getting worse. Phil was laid off from two different jobs in one year; we drained most of our
I don’t know about anyone else but 2015 was a crappy year for us. Like seven plagues of Egypt crappy. There was the rain and hail storms that punched holes in our roof and siding. Then there was the economic downturn that cost my husband his job – twice. And then there was the family crisis that ended with bitter words and abandoned relationships. Needless
Have you ever wondered whether all that money you’re paying to insurance policies will ever actually pay off? If you’re like me, you might spend the majority of your time being vaguely annoyed that your handing over hundreds of dollars every month to pay for that all-mighty “what if” that people keep telling you about. You know the “what ifs” I’m talking about… What if
Author: Phil B There’s an ongoing debate in our household about our daughter, K.B., getting a credit card. While the decision is ultimately hers, the discussion revealed that my husband and I have very different philosophies about young people and credit cards. Here is Phil’s perspective, stay tuned from my rebuttal next week: Earlier this summer, our daughter turned 18 and is now legally allowed
Hi everyone, it’s mid-August so it seemed like a great time to post a monthly update for July. Here’s the latest on life update: Business Moving and Shaking: One of my goals for this year was to grow my business income. It was one of those “to do” list deals that sat on a shelf in my mind but never seemed to move past the