How fickle my heart and how woozy my eyes…

Let it be known that on this day, March 23, 2012, Jon and Nicole had no debt, save for a mortgage. Furthermore, we have cash in the bank sufficient for almost any contigency. Yea, though it took being struck mightily by a car, verily we have reached our financial goals for our early thirties.

Dis-ConnecTED

I went to my local TEDx today… and left after the first set of talks. I went last year, and struggled a little bit with some of the content, but over-all enjoyed it. This year, I was disappointed. I’m not sure if the event changed, or if I have. I’ll get one thing out of…

Trophies

I remember once, when I was young, going over to a friend’s house to play Nintendo (specifically, we were playing BattleToads… that doesn’t matter, though) and seeing his dad’s stereo. I didn’t really notice it until my friend mentioned that BattleToads would sound much cooler through those giant speakers — but that he wasn’t allowed…

Insurance Money

I’ve wrestled more than a little with the morality of our insurance process here in Canada. Last spring I was hit by a car. I was not at fault, and my leg was very nearly destroyed. When I got a suspicious call, shortly afterward, from the other driver’s insurance company, who were clearly trying to mitigate their…