Tagged: money

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A little sweat ain’t never hurt nobody…

I don’t ever wanna drink again. I just… Oooh, I just need a friend. Amy Winehouse, “Rehab” Well it’s that time again. I has done been reviewed by my company. I think back a year ago and I was so...

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Last one, I promise!

So… AIDS Walk Washington! I know I said I wouldn’t make any more specific entries about it, but well, I lied. As it turns out, I did exceed my initial $500 goal, and I raised my new goal to $750....

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Praise the Lord, but dump the Lourdes’

This is the kind of thing that cracks me up, then gives me the ol’ “The world has lost its damn mind” curmudgeon rant. At least the travelers were warned, but did they really think there would be an exception...

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these are the times…

Virgo: You may have to cut back on your big vacation plans for a while, but don’t get discouraged. You can still take your trip; it may just need to wait. Paradoxically, the more effort you put into making it...

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on the elevator this morning…

Even though she was walking terribly slowly in front of me, right in the center of foot traffic, I still held the elevator to let her on. As I had done her this kindness, she decided to confide in me....

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I spent & I’m spent

One day and just barely over $200 later for groceries and clothes, I’m set for a little while. That total isn’t bad considering my usual spendy’ness. But that’s just for some pantry basics and vitamin water around the house, and...

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Every time I try to get out…

I opened a credit card account the other week. A secured account through Bank of America. I had to just suck it up and take some responsibility about my finances. I get the calls and the letters from debtors. I...

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Scrounger’s Paradise

Following up Big Daddy Kane’s post about benefits of an office move. I’m working on cleaning up the desks of people that have left us for one reason or another which means cleaning out filing cabinets marking stuff to save...

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The only logical follow-up…

If Someone Wanted To Publish My Blog Entries For Money, I Wouldn’t Say No from The Onion. My blog is more of a hobby than anything else, something to do for fun when I get home from my bookstore job....

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Everything, save the lies, was the truth…

First of all, Let’s Not Bicker and Argue over Who Tapped Who | OiNY My state and federal tax refunds arrived, woo-hoo! Unfortunately reading this article has me thinking that I should stuff the money into savings and not look...

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Letterbox robbery!

Metro fare to Gallery Place: $1.35 Bottled water and candy for two at CVS: $4.00 Movie tickets for two to see Dreamgirls: $20.00 If this is the MPAA’s and retail theater industry’s response to piracy, I don’t understand how they...

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and the skeletons of Quinto call me home…

Ok it’s dead here in the office today, really really really dead. There’s just three of the team in and we’ve been rarely troubled with any actual work. It’s good to have a day to catch up and/or slack off,...

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Which sounds more profound: a 180 or full circle?

A LOT has changed for me since I first got this job, dates, living arrangements, friends, etc. When I first interviewed for this job, I thought I did so poorly that I left here ready to be sick. Thankfully I...

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What’ll I do with my barcodes now?

According to the NYT, mail-in rebates are going to go the way of the dinosaur: Whether the rebates were mail-in or via the Internet, they counted on consumers messing up somewhere along the process and, indeed, designed the process so...

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cha-ching!

6 months ago I opened an savings account with Bank of America using their Keep the Change promotion. I started the account with an initial $300 deposit and left it alone, seeing how much it would grow based soley on...