Confession time! I'm a collector. My collecting habit started innocently with bottle caps. I may have been 4, 5, or 6 - my mother probably knows better than me. I would go on bottle cap hunts while my older brother was in little league. I had filled up a few tubs that had to have been at least a couple gallons each... or maybe they were smaller. I've come to realize that my memory of size at age 4 was different than at age 24. I was … [Read More...]
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This past weekend, we made the 90 minute trek to Great Wolf Lodge in Fitchburg, MA. If you aren't familiar with Great Wolf Lodge, it's a nation chain of 13 hotel/in-door water parks geared to children. We had been interested in going for some time, but we always put it off for "maybe next month." We had plenty of local activities that were cheaper and still a lot of fun. However, my wife had a business meeting on Saturday morning in a … [Read More...]
Back in January, I put together some ideas on how to fix healthcare. I put together six problems and proposed fixes for all of them. I thought it was interesting that most of the comments were about my mention of the Affordable Care Act. The exception was a regular reader who said it was, "Best. Article. Ever." (*blushing*). I found it notable that no one seemed to argue for the $629 bandage from an emergency room stay or the high cost of … [Read More...]