In a 1789 letter to French scientist Jean-Baptiste Leroy, founding father Benjamin Franklin wrote, ". . .in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Of course, unlike the rest of us, Ben never went over a fiscal cliff and into a new economic world where even taxes were ... Read More about GUEST POST: How to Go Over the Fiscal Cliff and Not Have a Bumpy Landing
"I see you're a lefty!" is the usual comment I get when I start to write something. It's also the usual comment lefties give to each other as if to say, Hey! I'm part of that special club too. Growing up, when my dad was teaching me how to write, I would always switch over to my left hand. When I ... Read More about The Lefty Life in a Right-Handed World
For those of you who don't know, there is now a board game out there called Logos. The description for the game states that our life is full of things and that they all have logos. It is the game where you get to test your consumer knowledge. Just an aside: I love board games. No, really. I LOVE ... Read More about Whether You Like It or Not, You’re a Walking Billboard
An interesting discovery I have encountered while reading comments on other blogs is that several of them have claimed to be introverts. When you think about it, it makes quite a lot of sense. As Pauline from Reach Financial Independence, replied to one of my comments about relating to her as a ... Read More about Does Being Shy Hold You Back From Success?
Ok folks, this will be the last travel post for a while and I'll get back to the usual random stuff. :) The Inca Trail Continued So to continue from the tough second day hike, that was a 10 hr hike that just about killed me. By the time, I reached the campsite, I had barely enough energy to sit ... Read More about All Aboard the Inca Trail Express- Part II