Monthly Archives: March 2014

Day 94 – 6 days ’til spring

Although it won’t make my storm list, I feel that Thursday’s wintery weather was worthy of some note.  Much of the upper-northern portion of the country fought through blizzard conditions.  What caught my attention here in the Philly area was … Continue reading

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Day 93 – 7 days ’til spring

I read an article called 10 Competitive Jobs That Everyone Wants But Hardly Anyone Gets.  http://www.businessinsider.com/most-competitive-jobs-in-america-2013-12#ixzz2vmt6WG9S The list is: 1. Choreographers
 2. Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers
 3. Athletes and Sports Competitors
 4. Sales Agents, Securities and Commodities
 5. Sound Engineering Technicians
 6. Makeup Artists, … Continue reading

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Day 92 – 8 days ’til spring

I’ve been asked if I have any interest in money-saving apps for smart phones.  I have an interest, but unfortunately my smart phone just isn’t that smart.  My only cell phone is the one provided for work.  Therefore, I don’t … Continue reading

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Day 91 – 9 days ’til spring

Following up on Monday’s piece on the value of a car wash, I found this article at Get Rich Slowly that provides more ways to take care of your car. 5 car maintenance services you can get for free http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2014/03/05/5-car-maintenance-services-you-can-get-for-free/Continue reading

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Day 90 – 10 days ’til spring

I invested in car washes for both my vehicles over the past few days.  Invest may seem like an odd word to use with car washes, but it feels appropriate to me. As long as I’ve owned two vehicles, the … Continue reading

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Day 89 – 11 days ’til spring

 The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, answered: “Man.  Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money.  Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.  And then he is so anxious about the future … Continue reading

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Day 88 – 12 days ’til spring

It’s daylight savings time again as we turn the clocks forward an hour tonight.  It’s another one of those milestones on the path towards spring.  Most people would gladly give up an hour of sleep for the added hour of … Continue reading

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