Category Archives: recession

Dog Days of Summer- spoiler alert – depressing!

It’s hard to believe but as of next Friday (July 4th) our summer break will be half over.  The busy part of the summer is over – the garden is in and (mostly) growing, the kids have gone to camp (4-H, … Continue reading

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Stalled

Stalled in so many ways!  Our fundraising has ground to a halt and house hunting isn’t turning up anything remotely relevant (but look at this neat 1850s log cabin for sale – too bad it would cost $$$ to move and … Continue reading

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It’s Expensive, Being Poor

I was mulling over the irony of how being poor ends up costing me more money this morning, specifically thinking about how deferred maintenance leads to more expensive car repairs, when a deer leaped out of the bushes and darted … Continue reading

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