Category Archives: expense

Less Stress

“Less stress,” prescribed the doctor in charge of lowering my stubbornly resistant and persistent high blood pressure after reviewing a month’s worth of readings predominantly in the stage 2 and 3 hypertension range. “Less stress,” I repeated. “How so?” “Take … Continue reading

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Why eBay won’t be my 2nd job

Blog readers will know that we ran up against a wall recently when failing parts on the car necessitated a paycheck’s worth of repairs. My paychecks are always already committed to the last dime and previous medical┬ábills have already erased … Continue reading

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Living on the edge – still

Recently I have become, if not complacent (I don’t imagine I’ll ever be complacent again), a bit more at ease with our situation. We have a home and I’m employed. We don’t have much – in possessions or cash- but … Continue reading

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