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Long Time, No Post....

Hey there, everyone. I know I haven't been around as much, but things got busy. The last few weeks have been especially busy, between babysitting in the afternoon and working on my writing orders.I went to WWE Smackdown with my best friend in early April,
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Posted by on May 19, 2019

Two Income Families

Before WWII, most families in the U.S. included a working husband and a stay-at-home wife. "Keeping house" says the U.S. Census. So the average family existed on a single income. And exist they did.But for those few years during the war, many women became
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Posted by on April 26, 2019

How Young Couples Got a Good Financial Start

"Once upon a time, about, oh, seventy years ago..." Yes, this is about past times, and for good reason. You've heard it said 'we learn from past mistakes' right? Well what about from past successes? In the 1940s and 1950s (and, really, since time immemor
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Posted by on April 24, 2019

I have no more excuses for not knowing my world geography

We went to a local public library book sale last weekend, looking for a few good books to read. The Grand Prairie Public Library semi-annual book sale provided my wife and myself a lot of books to choose from. After rummaging through hundreds of books, m
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Posted by on April 30, 2019

#20Resolutions Update - 5/19/19

Last month, I posted about a project I'd made for myself - I made 20 resolutions of things to finish by 2020. I started at the end of March, and now that I'm closing in on two months, you may be wondering how I am doing. Did I forget about it, or fall shor
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Posted by on May 19, 2019

Long Time, No Post....

Hey there, everyone. I know I haven't been around as much, but things got busy. The last few weeks have been especially busy, between babysitting in the afternoon and working on my writing orders.I went to WWE Smackdown with my best friend in early April,
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Posted by on May 19, 2019

#20Resolutions Update - 5/19/19

Last month, I posted about a project I'd made for myself - I made 20 resolutions of things to finish by 2020. I started at the end of March, and now that I'm closing in on two months, you may be wondering how I am doing. Did I forget about it, or fall shor
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Posted by on May 19, 2019

I have no more excuses for not knowing my world geography

We went to a local public library book sale last weekend, looking for a few good books to read. The Grand Prairie Public Library semi-annual book sale provided my wife and myself a lot of books to choose from. After rummaging through hundreds of books, m
Click here to read more

Posted by on April 30, 2019

Two Income Families

Before WWII, most families in the U.S. included a working husband and a stay-at-home wife. "Keeping house" says the U.S. Census. So the average family existed on a single income. And exist they did.But for those few years during the war, many women became
Click here to read more

Posted by on April 26, 2019

How Young Couples Got a Good Financial Start

"Once upon a time, about, oh, seventy years ago..." Yes, this is about past times, and for good reason. You've heard it said 'we learn from past mistakes' right? Well what about from past successes? In the 1940s and 1950s (and, really, since time immemor
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Posted by on April 24, 2019

My 20 Resolutions

In order to inspire myself to get more things accomplished, improve my life, and help others, I decided to create 20 resolutions to do before 2020. I'll share them here with you: I will read 20 books by 2020. I will lose 20 pounds by 2020
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Posted by on April 6, 2019

What is a "Bark Inspector"?

Have you ever heard of the occupational title, "Bark Inspector"? I had not. Not until perhaps a dozen years ago, that is. I found out that one of my 3X-Greatgrandfather's Governor-appointed (Pennsylvania) was assigned that job description. Does this mean
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Posted by on March 27, 2019

Today was a good day for mowing the lawn, including the next door neighbor's lawn

I looked out the window yesterday and our next door neighbor was struggling with his lawn mower. He is living alone and is an elderly man. I usually cut his lawn when I cut our lawn but since it has been a few weeks since I cut our lawn, our neighbor's bac
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Posted by on March 26, 2019

Ads follow me all over the internet

If I do a simple search using Amazon to find something of interest to buy or put on my wish list, soon afterward, I see ads on my writing site that never go away. This is very bad news. I do not want to see ads that try to motivate me to spend money 24/7
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Posted by on March 23, 2019

My FAVORITE Day of the Year - March 1st

Ah, when I was young. I loved each of the four seasons. I loved Spring because of the beautiful, long days, the breezes, the freshness of the Spring air. I enjoyed Summer, because I didn't have to wear a jacket or a sweater and I could wear short sleeves
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Posted by on February 28, 2019