The Snowball Method: An Update

What a feeling. If you’re just tuning in, some months ago I decided to apply what’s known as The Snowball Method of what remains of my large debts. It’s all steps toward as much of a debt-free life as I can muster, and to show my son that no, debt is not just ‘something you’llContinue reading “The Snowball Method: An Update”

To shave, or not to shave – that is the question

I’ve been sporting a somewhat new look lately. Some have told me they like it, that “it looks good on ya’” Others have asked “that your winter look?” It’s a beard that I’ve had hanging around my face as of late, and I’m not quite sure whether or not to let it remain. It allContinue reading “To shave, or not to shave – that is the question”

“Mining our nostalgia” OR “Disney, what is wrong with you?! Get on the ball!”

Maybe you’ve seen the following video making the rounds on the web this week, as Disney recreated the opening theme song to DuckTales using real ducks. It’s the latest in what I’ve seen as a growing trend by the Big Mouse company in mining the nostalgia of my generation, which grew up in the 1980sContinue reading ““Mining our nostalgia” OR “Disney, what is wrong with you?! Get on the ball!””

A moment of play, a moment of reflection

Tonight I sat on the couch and stared. Just stared down at the scene in front of me as though I was witnessing the miraculous. And in my mind I was. There, on the floor, humming a little song to himself, was our son, now two and in full-on toddler mode, playing. Just playing. WithContinue reading “A moment of play, a moment of reflection”