Remembering 9/11

I actually wrote this blog back in 2007, but the site were I originally posted it no longer exists. I am posting in again here because I feel the personal truths contained in it still exist today: As a nation, we were united for a time against a common enemy: Osama bin Ladin and al-Qaida….

Financial and Physical Fitness: Day Ten

This is part of an ongoing going series about eating better by avoiding fast food during September and setting aside money under a forced savings plan.  Click here to read the introduction and click here to read other stories in the series.  Lisa and I will be sharing our experiences and what we learn during this experiment. With Lisa’s mom in…

Financial and Physical Fitness: Day Nine

This is part of an ongoing going series about eating better by avoiding fast food during September and setting aside money under a forced savings plan.  Click here to read the introduction and click here to read other stories in the series.  Lisa and I will be sharing our experiences and what we learn during this experiment. Lisa’s bugging me to…

Financial and Physical Fitness: Day Eight

This is part of an ongoing going series about eating better by avoiding fast food during September and setting aside money under a forced savings plan.  Click here to read the introduction and click here to read other stories in the series.  Lisa and I will be sharing our experiences and what we learn during this experiment. My wife’s mom just…

Financial and Physical Fitness: Day Seven

This is part of an ongoing going series about eating better by avoiding fast food during September and setting aside money under a forced savings plan.  Click here to read the introduction and click here to read other stories in the series.  Lisa and I will be sharing our experiences and what we learn during this experiment. Savings:  $7 transferred to…

Financial and Physical Fitness: Day Six

This is part of an ongoing going series about eating better by avoiding fast food during September and setting aside money under a forced savings plan.  Click here to read the introduction and click here to read other stories in the series.  Lisa and I will be sharing our experiences and what we learn during this experiment. Savings:  $6 transferred to…

Financial and Physical Fitness: Day Five

This is part of an ongoing going series about eating better by avoiding fast food during September and setting aside money under a forced savings plan.  Click here to read the introduction and click here to read other stories in the series.  Lisa and I will be sharing our experiences and what we learn during this experiment. Savings:  $5 transferred…

Financial and Physical Fitness: Day Four

This is part of an ongoing going series about eating better by avoiding fast food during September and setting aside money under a forced savings plan.  Click here to read the introduction and click here to read other stories in the series.  Lisa and I will be sharing our experiences and what we learn during this experiment. Savings:  $4 transferred…

Financial and Physical Fitness: Day Three

This is part of an ongoing going series about eating better by avoiding fast food during September and setting aside money under a forced savings plan.  Click here to read the introduction and click here to read other stories in the series.  Lisa and I will be sharing our experiences and what we learn during this experiment. Savings:  $3 transferred…

Financial and Physical Fitness: The Wife’s Perspective, Day Two

Our family is trying to go the entire month of September without fast food and setting aside a little money in savings each day.  Click here to follow our journey. Lesson Learned:  “If you have it at home, you won’t look for it elsewhere.”  Face it, half of the reason we eat out is because…