When I left for work yesterday morning, I was just a bit “out of it”. After getting into the car I noticed that the windshield was a bit fogged up, so I turned on the defogger and backed out the driveway. By the time I got to the end of our street (less than a [...]
At our team meeting at work last week, the team lead indicated that we have be spending money quickly: Drunken sailor comes to mind. So this coming week, we will only be doing the “important tasks”. So why have we been doing all of this stuff in the past that isn’t important?
Regarding the Consumerist post on Personal Finance Roundup: My Tips for Saving Money on College #1. Get an on-campus job. Preferably one that allows you to learn something or allows you to do your homework. #2. Don’t spend money. See how long you can go with spending zero cash. I made it about two months [...]
For some reason I was reminded today about my sister-in-law’s reaction to a couple of items on a gift suggestion list I had. Apparently she didn’t think Teaches of Peaches (Peaches) and Here Come the ABCs (They Might Be Giants) belonged to the same list. Hey, it’s just eclecticism.
What a bargain we can get on clothes at Wal-Mart:
Some of the doors at work have that have automatic openers have a sign next to them indicating that you should not use the automatic opener if the door is locked. My thoughts, approximately in order: Yeah, that’s kind of funny. Why would you try to open a locked door? Umm, I guess if you [...]
According to the ergonomics training at work this morning: “Select a handtool without sharp edges on the handle.” You know, I never would have thought of that. That’s nearly as useful as the advice that you take breaks in a temperature controlled environment if you’re working outside in the heat.
At work yesterday, a guy a barely know was telling me how he was hitting golf balls in his yard out into farmland behind his house. All was going well until he sliced one through his neighbors window. But all was well, when his neighbor “believed” him when he said he knew nothing about the [...]
I went to Max & Ermas this past weekend and got a hamburger with seasoned fries. I tend to like seasoned fries as a break from the regular french fries. Apparently I am the only person who expects seasoned fries to be seasoned with something other than salt and pepper. Just one more thing in [...]