Monthly Archives: February 2012

Day 80 – 20 days ’til spring

I never understood why the addition of an extra day to the calendar was called leap year.  What was being leaped?  To me that extra day seems more like a speed bump on my way out of February and into … Continue reading

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Day 79 – 21 days ’til spring

There are certain major sporting events in this country that mark my mood towards the season of the year. Even though I no longer care for the over-hyped Super Bowl, the end of the NFL season means that we are … Continue reading

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Day 78 – 22 days ’til spring

My spare change receptacle had finally reached the payout point.  It was time to cash in.  For the last few years, this would’ve simply meant taking the Big Gulp type cup to TD Bank to take advantage of their coin … Continue reading

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Day 77 – 23 days ’til spring

As a young friend recently said, “motivation, wherefore art thou?”  I’m coming up with nothing today.  I’ve even gone to some of my regular sites searching for inspiration.  So, I guess I’ll pass along some of those sites for when … Continue reading

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Day 76 – 24 days ’til spring

Curiosity got to me and I tried that cheapskate tip regarding getting more out of a tube of toothpaste. First I made absolutely sure that I couldn’t squeeze one more dollop out of the tube of Colgate I’d been using.  … Continue reading

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Day 75 – 25 days ’til spring

Okay, I know you’ve heard this rant before, but these articles keeping annoying me… Yet another story appeared in a local paper on how cutting a $3.95 per day Starbucks habit can add $125,000 to your retirement savings over 35 … Continue reading

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Day 74 – 26 days ’til spring

As expected, I’ve been getting some good feedback regarding my post on “no-talk days”. One very vocal friend said that it made her laugh (out loud of course).  Others seem to be envious.  It seems that quiet time is rare … Continue reading

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