April 2010

The rattler that struck last Sunday unnerved me.  It was the longest, strongest earthquake I’ve felt in Southern California in a long time (maybe ever).  The after-quakes/shocks have been strong as well.  While waiting at the airport Thursday morning to fly out on a business trip a 5 point plus rattled the building and me.  I’ve had enough rocking […]

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photo credit: eco77 My family has a long history of military service dating back to the American Revolution.  Both my parents served and my father retired after a 20 year career.  So when I decided  to get a full time job to fund college it wasn’t surprising I selected the military. As a 19 year old who had […]

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March 2010 Wrap-Up

by Kay Lynn

photo credit: Astrid Photography.  Another month has passed and Spring is here.  Flowers are blooming everywhere which inspired the photo choice today.  The bushes by our garages have pretty pink flowers.  I will write a quarterly update your on the 2010 goals next week to keep this from getting too long.  . Spending/Budget It was […]

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Thank you Fab 4!  (If you don’t see the video click through to the website to hear the Beatles.)  Yes,  today is my birthday.  I will be in the office for much of the day but am heading out mid-afternoon for a movie and dinner.  We plan to see Clash of the Titans in 3D.  […]

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Welcome to the Carnival of Money Stories which is the first carnival hosted at Buck$ome Boomer’s Journey to Retirement.  Life has lots of  firsts (other than carnivals) and  many are related to money and finance.   This is a good chance to share stories about my first monetary experiences. Note: Just as many submissions were not included as in the carnival […]

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