Tag Archives: frugality

I Had A Plan

I had a plan. I had a plan to write about one thing based on What The F…, then I answered a Spam Call (I answer Spam Calls) that made me want to write about “Having Fun With Spammers, and … Continue reading

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GAIA – One Company One Story

Welcome to another story and another video in my One Company One Story series.This time, Gaia (previously known as Gaiam). Here comes the amateur legalese. I began investing in companies and their stocks in the late 70s, but am not … Continue reading

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Fifteen Dollar Movies

Just a bit of fluff, or is it? How much are movies at mega-multi-plexes? Pardon me as I try to remember the previous time I was brave to go to a Big Theater, instead of my local one-screen, one-showing per … Continue reading

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SciFi Collaboration

Earlier this week I gave a presentation at a local library (Freeland Library, part of Sno-Isle Libraries) about writing science fiction, and then collaborating for sequels based on my book, Firewatcher. This post is about that possibility of collaborating with … Continue reading

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Eighty Hour Outage

For about 80 hours my house didn’t have electricity, at least the organized kind from the electric company. One short, intense windstorm did it. As it passed through it blew open my kitchen door. I got out of bed to … Continue reading

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Almost A Week Off

Shh. I slept in. And then I did it again. It almost felt like the first time I retired. This year I’ve finished three books. I’ve also given presentations, helped people with their ideas and businesses, and basically been an … Continue reading

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Tea Charity Donations

It finally happened. The end of a quarter of the year. The first report of sales for Kettle Pot Cup are in. Nice to see. That also means the first donation is on its way. Donating money in an interconnected … Continue reading

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TAKE A VACATION

Ah. Finally, a proper cup of tea, well, an infusion of herbs plus a few spices plus some honey. (The honey is the decadent part.) Decadence? Why, of course! I took a vacation – which would be hard to notice … Continue reading

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Positive Pent-up Progress Released

You know how it goes. The bumped pebble that hits a stone that dislodges a boulder that means a major portion of a mountain can become a flow that can reach the sea. Geologically speaking, landslides reaching the sea don’t … Continue reading

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I Split My Pants

Some days it is hard to do anything the normal way. I split my pants. That’s common enough; but I split these pants down the front, not in the most embarrassing way, but from waist to knee. I think that … Continue reading

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