Prayers on Fear

I’ve been rearranging and cleaning my office this weekend (see: procrastinating) and I came across the below entry dated 08/11/2015 in a composition book labeled Prayer Journal:  “Lord, you call me out onto the waters and I know you’ve got me because you always have had me. But I still find myself clutching the boat. […]

First Saturday Goodwill Haul

My local Goodwill features a 50% off sale the first Saturday of every month, and even though I’m not one for crowds, a deal like that is hard to pass up. I made a rookie mistake this trip and went in the mid afternoon. By that time, the clothing racks were so sparse I only […]

Good, Cheap, Fast: Choose Two

The good, cheap, fast triangle of trade-offs has many names depending on the application.  For my own purposes, I have generally called it an acquisition triangle since I think of it most in terms of acquiring a product or service, and this happens to be the most relevant application to everyday budgeting.  The acquisition triangle […]