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My blog’s first paycheck – $5.00!

My blog earned its very first paycheck today…$5.00. Hurray! Huh? I thought bloggers and online entrepreneurs were making the big bucks.  Show me the money! I earned $5.00 today and…

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Special Edition: My 50th Birthday

When I awoke this morning, the calendar revealed a new day – November 11, 2019. My 50th Birthday! I started this blog 2 years ago, in November of 2017.  In…

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Excess Baggage

When did my life become so full of stuff?  It did not happen in a day, week, or year.  Like Midlife, it snuck up on me. In order to rent…

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The Final Push

Gonzalo’s last day at work was October 11, 2019.  He turned in the company car, phone and laptop.  His insurance benefits and 401k match are now gone, as well.  It…

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“Homeless” in Kansas

We moved out of our house on Friday and a lovely family with 2 young kids has moved in. We could not have asked for a better situation, truly.  I…

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Getting out of Dodge

I need to buy airline tickets for myself, 2 teenagers, and 2 Yorkipoos from MCI Kansas City to VLC Valencia.  We will be accompanied by 6 checked suitcases, 3 carry-ons,…

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