Category: Fond Memories

The 30th Birthday

The 30th Birthday

Yesterday I celebrated my 30th birthday, and after a history of mediocre or crappy birthdays, this first step into my 3rd decade was a very nice change filled with a lot of amazing people. Some highlights: My dad cooked me breakfast and gave me an automatic garage door opener. Normally to get into the garage […]

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To Those of  Us  Born 1930 – 1979 (or 1980)

To Those of Us Born 1930 – 1979 (or 1980)

A cute email sent to me a while back, generations then and now. I was born in 1980, but I still feel like some of this applies to my generation: TO ALL THE KIDS WHO SURVIVED THE 1930’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s

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Then and Now

Then and Now

As mentioned on Twitter, yesterday when I took off for the funeral and to visit my grandfather, and then my cousin, sister, and I went by the old house to see what it looked like before they tear it down. Ironically enough (and not planned, mind you), it was the exact 1 year anniversary of […]

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QOTD: This is why I keep the boy around

QOTD: This is why I keep the boy around

QOTD: “You have this way of taking the things you are weakest at, and making them your strongest assets… it’s absolutely unreal, and I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything like it. And for the record, that’s the reason you inspire people.”

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The Weekend and the Birthday

The Weekend and the Birthday

This weekend I taught a Basic Personal Finance workshop at the Grove. I’m not a very good public speaker (I just don’t do it enough, really), and I was nervous, but I think the workshop actually turned out really well. There was a lot of participation from everyone who stayed for the workshop, and I […]

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