Monthly Archives: January 2011

DIY – Oh My!

The floor repair cannot be put off much longer – the soft spot in the bathroom has grown and the toilet lists alarmingly when sat upon!  Since my middle daughter will be home a week from Saturday, I’ve decided to tackle it next week.  … Continue reading

Posted in DIY, frugal living, RV Living | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

California Dreaming

I love California.  It was my first state and I would have been happy to never leave but my father’s career took us to the Midwest when I was a child.  I always knew I’d be back though, and I … Continue reading

Posted in California, recession, unemployment | 8 Comments

Not Everyone is Optimistic

Well the job numbers didn’t turn out as good as expected (only 103,000 new jobs in December) but the unemployment numbers have dropped a bit – down to 9.4% (from 9.8%) and while some of the drop might be due … Continue reading

Posted in hope, job search, poverty, recession | 13 Comments