Family Friendly Holiday Conversation Starters for Every Uncle is a Drunk Uncle

Politics have always been a touchy subject when large groups gather, your family at Christmas is no different. You are either trying to mediate your aunts Marge and Martha as dredge up shit from high school to use as ammo as to why the one or the other is super fucking wrong for not donating … Continue reading Family Friendly Holiday Conversation Starters for Every Uncle is a Drunk Uncle

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Money as Evil

Money- or love of it according to 1 Timothy- is the root of all evil*. Money has played heavily on my mind lately because I was just passed up for a job after a first interview that ended with me being asked about a salary range. This job was a bit of a dream, pared … Continue reading Money as Evil

Money: the Root of all Evil and the Ticket to Happiness

A year ago my nearly 10 year old Acer, purchased at Costco post college, saved its operating system to a disk I had forgotten in the CD drive for years, rendering it dead and all files gone with it. Six months ago, the transmission of my 2009 Nissan Versa, purchased 59 months prior, gave up … Continue reading Money: the Root of all Evil and the Ticket to Happiness

When the Velcro Comes Undone: A Quick Reference for the Former Owner of a Stolen Wallet

I recently took a promotion at my professional bank job so maybe it's time I put my industry expertise to work for you people. For those of you who have never had your wallet stolen or dropped it in a parking lot of an outlet mall, take your practical, yet fashion forward, wallet chains and … Continue reading When the Velcro Comes Undone: A Quick Reference for the Former Owner of a Stolen Wallet

How to Decide if You Need a Doctor

If you are anything like me deciding whether or not you need to see a doctor is harder than dropping half your annual salary on a vacation or changing your career path in the middle of being super successful.  I hate visiting the doctor despite working for one on a regular basis.  I hate visiting … Continue reading How to Decide if You Need a Doctor