On Monday, I wrote that I am declaring it Jack Johnson Week. It appears that everyone was so floored by the idea that they couldn't muster the finger energy to compose a single comment. I didn't realize it was that amazing until my wife said she read and liked the article. (Sometimes I wonder if my wife reads 10% of my writing. If I sneak some kind of mention in future articles that I had an affair with Scarlett Johansson you now know … [Read More...]
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This week I'm going to do something a little different. Don't worry, we'll still cover personal finance like we always do. I'll just be covering some broader topics as well. I've been wanting to write about Jack Johnson for some time. I had planned to simply write about his wisdom when it comes to personal finance and one other topic. However, it felt like writing about Michael Jordan and not mentioning basketball. As this point, some … [Read More...]
I usually try to write to a more national audience, but today a local news story caught my eye: "Substitute Shortage Leaves Six Classes Uncovered." The story explains that there was a flu outbreak and 8-9 substitute teachers were covering classes (aside from the 6 uncovered classes). While that sounds like a one-time thing, finding substitute teachers seems to be a continuing problem according to the town officials. What really caught … [Read More...]