Tag Archives: New Road Map

My Money And My Life – Breakout

We whacked weeds, pulled old fencing out of bushes, posted some signs, and generally played around in our grubbies in the name of charitable land preservation. It is how I decided to spend a morning, and I didn’t even get … Continue reading

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My Money And My Life – Intentions

I have great intentions! Ah, I’ll get to them eventually. When life comes by in a rush it is easy to keep old habits and hard to develop new ones. I intend to step through the Nine Step Program developed … Continue reading

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Freelance Life

I freelance and I work with others. That’s sounds contradictory, and that’s okay. My business is ideally in consulting, which is very collaborative and fascinating; but circumstances and opportunities mean I am freelancing as much as I am consulting and … Continue reading

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My Money And My Life – Reminiscence

It is a big task, and no one else can do it for me. As I’ve mentioned before, now that I have a modified mortgage and a clearer quantification of my finances, I intend to step through the Nine Step Program that … Continue reading

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Doom And Bloom

The West is in drought, and is burning. The banks are too big to fail, again. The intersection of Asia, Europe, and Africa is in turmoil, as usual. Tonight’s attempt at chili became something else. Okay, that last one isn’t … Continue reading

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My Money And My Life

Clear one hurdle and a new adventure embarks. From what I can tell, I’ve managed to keep my house, get an impressively modified mortgage, and built my business to the point that I can pay at least all my regular … Continue reading

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My Mortgage Modification Chronology

The short story: I get to keep my house, and here’s how it happened. This post will be far less literary than most, but also far more literal and hopefully useful. It is inspired by a celebratory event that I … Continue reading

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My Officially Modified Mortgage

It’s official – I think. The paperwork from the mortgage servicer came back signed and stamped. Let me check for the third or fourth time. Yep. Signatures have been applied. Okay, what’s next? Ah, wait a minute. I skipped a … 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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Adaptation And AAM2014

Have you ever spent four full days thinking about museums? Most people think about museums for a few hours every year, yet museum folks necessarily think about them every day. Me, I think about them about three or four hours … Continue reading

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