Category Archives: Something Completely Different

Lewd Dudes, Crude Haikus and a Ballyhooed Jimmy C Rendezvous

Last Monday, I announced a contest. The prize was The Simple Path to Wealth book by my buddy, Jimmy C. Time to announce the winners. Lewd Dudes Last week, I mentioned that I’d give away copies of Jim’s book. All you had … Continue reading

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Me and Jimmy C (and a contest!)

Ask the Readers will return in a couple of weeks. In the meantime, brace yourself for a wild ride. I’ll be discussing stock picks, performing a song with Mrs. 1500, telling you why I love Jim Collins’ new book and … Continue reading

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LIfe Update

Life has been going by too fast lately. It’s because we’ve been really busy. It’s almost time to slow it down though… One family ritual we have is to take a long walk after dinner. A couple weeks ago on a … Continue reading

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My Psychiatric Evaluation with Physician on Fire

The Physician on Fire (PoF) participated in my 10 Questions feature a couple weeks ago. HIs answers were pretty great, so go read them if you haven’t already. The PoF then asked me if I’d be willing to answer some … Continue reading

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Random Crap

You know you’re reading quality, high brow material with a title like Random Crap. I’m tired. When I’ve had little sleep, the very small amount of creativity that I usually have is gone. So, you get a post called Random … Continue reading

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The Joy of DIY

I’m taking a brief break from blogging while I finish one last home project. More on that in a moment. Want to retire early? One of my best tips is this: Do it yourself! Here are some things that I … Continue reading

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$1,120,000! FI!! (and a bad case of Sphenopalatine Ganglioneuralgia)

All the rusted signs we ignore throughout our lives, Choosing the shiny ones instead. –Thumbing my Way, Pearl Jam   $1,120,000! Whoah, last week was interesting. If you’ve been paying close attention, you know that I made my goal*,**: And … Continue reading

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Bloggers on the Big Screen

Everyone knows Jim Collins for his Stock Series. In these excellent posts, Jim shows us how to properly invest. It is no understatement to say that Jim’s teachings have changed the way I invest for the better. However, Jim is … Continue reading

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Mrs. 1500 Chooses another Man

Yesterday, I wrote about the dishwasher issue. That issue miraculously resolved itself (more on that next Monday). However, there are far worse problems in the 1500 household concerning the backup dishwasher (Mrs. 1500)… It’s true, there is trouble in the 1500 household. … Continue reading

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Interview on Financially Alert (with bonus cookies!)

I met Michael from Financially Alert last year in San Diego and greatly enjoyed it. Like 99.8% of people in the personal finance blogosphere, he is a guy I’d be happy to have a beer cookie with any day of … Continue reading

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