links for 2009-10-13

Minimalist Money: 6 Steps to Simplify Your Financial Life * Get Rich Slowly - some good ideas but easier said than done; and some seem a bit over the top to me... (tags: article simplicity money finances minimalism frugality financial budget simplify finance) Happy Meals (tags: food, health, nutrition)


Since I started watching my weight and exercising I managed to drop from size 42 to size 40 pants and from XXL to XL hoodies and polos. I've not actually weighed myself recently but I don't feel like I have gained any weight. Also, Sweetous as of late has been telling me that my clothes … Continue reading notes….

a pre-emptive strike against the proverbial wolf at the door…

After work I took my can of coins to Safeway and dumped them into the coin eating machine: I got over a $100.00 which I will use to make a grocery run to Wal-Mart tomorrow. I've never been one to watch my money real closely but over the past few months it has become evident … Continue reading a pre-emptive strike against the proverbial wolf at the door…


I just got off the phone with the loan officer; my 2nd mortgage refinance is approved and I should have the checks today !  I will pay off a bunch of outrageous high interest credit cards with it. A word to the wise: don't accumulate a lot of credit card debt !