Phone Solicitor Discouragement: The Long-Winded Voicemail Message

November 12, 2014

By pure, ridiculous serendipity, I found a way to almost bring a stop to phone solicitor calls, a major nuisance for dinosaurs who wish to hang onto their land lines. As we know, the National Do-Not-Call List does nothing to discourage phone solicitors, and playing mind games on the creeps just seems to egg them […]

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Slave Labor: My First Kindle Book!

November 9, 2014

w00t! My first foray into self-publishing is LAUNCHED! Slave Labor: The New Story of American Higher Education went live on Amazon Saturday afternoon. I don’t expect to make much money on the thing — in fact, this is a test-drive down the self-publishing highway. We’re told a self-publishing author starts to generate an income after […]

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Why i hated teaching…and why the whole credit thing is ridiculous

November 7, 2014

So, there’s a really bad blog headline, and here’s an even worse lede. ;-)  Oh well. Spent about a third of the afternoon being reminded of why teaching f/t drove me batshit. Then went over to the credit union and was reminded of how bizarrely absurd (that’s “ridiculous,” dear Google bots) America’s credit rating and […]

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Time for Some Self-Di$¢ipline

November 6, 2014

Welp, I’m officially out of money, at least til the end of the year. The amount transferred from savings to supplement Social Security and teaching income enough to keep me afloat through 2014 is gone…and we have almost two months to go. {sigh} This is all incident to the endless health-care flap, which arose last […]

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Invest in Your Future by Cleaning Up Your Financial Past

November 5, 2014

By Christina Moore Are you ready to invest in your future? Maybe you’re looking to buy a new family car or purchase your first home. Well, whatever your investment endeavors might be, it is safe to say that you’re going to need two things: a decent amount of money and a good credit history. What […]

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The Cool Thing about To-Do Lists…

November 5, 2014

…is that you can put stuff on them that you would do anyway, and THEN you can give yourself a hefty dose of satisfaction at checking them off! √ Put sheets away √ Roll hair √ Shower √ Send out weekly SBA meeting notice Heh heh heh… I’ve barely begun the day and just look […]

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