Before we get started, can someone tell me what constitutes a holiday? My calendar reads that yesterday was President's Day. My son's school was closed on Friday (and yesterday). However, trash pick-up was on its normal schedule, to the surprise of 90% of my street. Later, I saw mail trucks driving down my dead-end street, but not dropping off mail at each house (maybe one of those Sunday Amazon deliveries.) Enough with life keeping me on … [Read More...]
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I never thought I'd write that title. If Vegas took odds on bloggers' titles... they wouldn't on this one. But here we are. When I started this blog back in 2006, I wrote about my plan for passive income and setting goals to pay for my necessary expenses. Another example of a post back then is this article. (The comments on that post are amazing to read. It's weird to read your thoughts 10 years ago.) Early on, I made the transition … [Read More...]
Yesterday I got a call from a scammer saying that my computer was infected with a virus. If anyone ever calls you saying such a thing, it's a scam 99.99% of the time. I'd say 100% of the time, but it might be a call from your workplace IT. The rest of the time, the person on the phone will try to get you to download some software that will give them control of your computer. Ars Technica outlines the scam here. Another blogger details his … [Read More...]