Tag Archives: Karate

Insurance Maintenance And Repair

It costs less to live healthily than it does to pay for health insurance. Unfortunately, health insurance is required. Living a healthy lifestyle isn’t. A healthy lifestyle drops in priority because of financial pragmatism. Insurance, which can be a good … Continue reading

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Stress Socks It To Myself

I did a silly thing. I put on my socks. That’s how I tweaked my back. That’s how I know I’ve been carrying too much stress for too long. A bit of stress is good. A lot of stress is … Continue reading

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Tolerate Risk Or Not

Fear freezes people. It works for fawns. Not so well for opossums, at least since we showed up. Fear is tied to risk and risk can’t be avoided. Risk is also personal. Understanding my risk tolerance is why my bio … Continue reading

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Easy Bits

Don’t do it all at once – if you have the choice. In investing, you have that choice. People get spooked by thoughts of having to make a major life-long obligation, or by worries of losing everything. Have you heard … Continue reading

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Early Harvests

It is harvest time, a little early for harvest festivals, but gardeners are already trying to cook, freeze, can, dry, or give away crops that are coming in faster than they can eat them. That’s a good year. In lean … Continue reading

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Involuntary Vacation

Self-fulfilling prophecy or coincidence or proof that I know what I am writing about, I’m on a bit of an involuntary vacation. As I wrote in an earlier post, “Days off are usually imposed by mental, emotional, or physical exhaustion … Continue reading

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Surprise A New Year

“Hello. This is the dentist’s office confirming your appointment for tomorrow morning.” Eep. I forgot. Good thing they called. Let’s see if I can get six month’s of flossing done in the next 24 hours. Where did the last six … Continue reading

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Work Is Cheap

Busy? Daily. Working hard? Definitely. Fixing up the house? Not really. Want a vacation? Oh yeah. Gonna get one? Well, yes, as soon as the hard work that is keeping me busy begins to pay off. When money is tight, … Continue reading

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Training The Trainers

Classes have begun. Well, of course classes have begun; it’s September. Outside the pubic school system though, classes are continual. Before graduation, education was something scheduled for nine months out of twelve. After graduation, testing and learning are daily events. … Continue reading

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An Explicable Life

How do you answer the question, “So, what do you do?” Your answer, and how long it takes you to think of it, can tell a lot about your sense of identity. That’s not a typical daily concern, but people … Continue reading

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