‘The Year Of No’ monthly report: April

Whew, what a month April was. To start things off, we hit the four-figure month at the start of the month. I had hoped that number to happen at the end of March, but a delay in the paycheck from my side gig kept that from happening. But a paycheck is a paycheck, even if…

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How weird people live

It’s been said that normal people are broke, and weird people are the ones who are trying to be the opposite. We are definitely weird people. Lately I have been learning more about how these weirdos live. Last week a friend hit me up to join him for lunch. He offered to pick me up,…

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The duality of staying on the path

Last weekend, after working all day on my side job on a Saturday, I decided some family and outside was important so I grabbed my son and said, “Let’s go for a walk.” Across the street on our cul-de-sac is a heavily wooded area, so we opted for some exploring. From the outside, it was…

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The Beginning of the End

It’s a Big Day™. For the first time in my post-college adult life, since marriage, since kids, since what feels like forever, we are down to four figures of debt remaining. Eighteen years of stupid later, the end is in sight. I received another paycheck from my side gig today, then turned around and put…

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