Category: Idea

A year of EveryDollar

For the last year or so I’ve been using EveryDollar a free Budgeting App / Web Site published by the Dave Ramsey group. (https://www.everydollar.com) At first the idea of following a budget, just sounded too constricting and impossible to me,

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Before they decided to “Walk Away” they “Stopped Clapping”

I remember reading a story in the Gulag Archipelago, there was an Official  Dinner party, at some point there was a toast to Stalin, the people clapped and then as people realized they didn’t want to lose face and be seen

The Frugal Gym (1st Steps (over and over))

So a few months ago, I finally cancelled by membership in “SportCity” not because of any issue with them, but because I didn’t use it enough to justify the cost.   (The money then went as an extra payment towards my

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Actions, Attitudes vs Things

So when I was young I remember watching TV and there was a new story about a “Gun Buy Back Program” (as well as lauding its ‘success’), being young I really didn’t think about it more than “that’s interesting” or

The (Losing) Game of Blame

One of the problem with Modern Society and Politics is The Game of Blame. When you play that, everyone looses. Its possible to see the game of blame in everything from Politics, to our own Social interactions and even self

Oh, a sublime observation, I can actually say….

I was listening to a Podcast the other day, they where interviewing Tim Ferris (author of “The Four Hour Body”).  Interestingly he was speaking about attending a Vipassana Meditation Retreat. Several years ago I picked up The Four Hour Body and

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