On Monday, I mentioned that I may be gone for a while because I'm moving my site. Bluehost had a bad habit of going down once per month, so I decided to move to another host, DreamHost. DreamHost has turned into NightmareHost as my site now routinely takes over 10 seconds to load. Not good. Do I go with unreliable or slow? I don't know. I hope that the issue is mine and … [Read more...] about Friday Gratitude: CENSORED!
The mechanical objects in my life have plotted against me. Dead Battery After we got back from vacation, I went to start-up the Honda Element and found that it was dead. Hmmm, maybe I left a door open or interior light on? I charged the battery and drove around a bit, but it was dead again the next day. To figure out what was going on, I broke out my little friend, the … [Read more...] about Gratitude: When Sh*t Hits the Fan Edition
Shannon and Sergio who write over at Screw the Average guest post today with a healthy dose of gratitude! Screw the Average is a pretty great blog name, but I like their tagline even better: be an outlier. And these two are definitely outliers. Check out some of their travels. While those photos are awesome, you must see the one here (and read the story on that page … [Read more...] about Gratitude Found Through Perspective
The best (and most unexpected) part of blogging is all of the great friends that we've made from interesting parts of the world. Some are fellow bloggers while others are just nice people I've run into at meetups or chatted with over email. I recently mentioned that we're going on a big trip to Maine, Vermont, NYC and Scotland. However, I didn't mention that this trip mostly … [Read more...] about Friday Gratitude: Frugal Travel with Friends (and The Jim Collins Lounge Lizard Tour!)