Monthly Archives: June 2010

an eyePEACE for free?

problem: $0 I want to use the video feature on my DSLR, but when it’s bright and I’m outside, I can’t see the screen on the back of the camera in order to change my manual focus. possible solution: $375 … Continue reading

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the challenge: day 34 [digital hoarders and dead computers]

I just realized something yesterday, not only do I have some hoarding tendencies, I’m clearly a digital hoarder.  I save all of my files, even the ones I know I will never use again.  I have several binders filled with … Continue reading

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the challenge: day 33 [should you buy new, used or not at all?]

My friend Ryan sent me this list of things you should never buy new, which also has a link to things you should never buy used.  I agree with most of it.  I got burned two years ago on buying … Continue reading

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the challenge: day 32 [dumpster diving]

I have taken dumpster diving to a whole new level.  I was leaving church after work and happened to glance over at the dumpster.  Sitting right on top were 6 really nice sofa/chair cushions!  I’m not talking about those cheap … Continue reading

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sake with good luck and prosperity [day 31]

Tonight was date night.  🙂  We went to Ra in Plano and had sushi.  The food there is great, endless options of raw and cooked delicacies.  We wanted sake and there were several kinds to choose from, but without cool … Continue reading

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books, books and more books [day 30]

I worked most of day 30, so there was no time to think about shopping, even if I had wanted to.  Day 31 was a little bit different. I had bags of clothing and toys from a few days ago … Continue reading

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the challenge: day 29 [psych & impulses]

I really don’t have a desire to shop right now.  Almost a month, and I just really don’t miss it.  Not that I did it a lot, but I would make my regular visits to the major retail superstores and … Continue reading

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the challenge: days 26, 27 & 28 [$4.00]

Not too much to report over the last few days.  I’ve been working a lot, finished some books and spent a bit of time with my kids. We had some unexpected dental expenses this month and to keep my credit … Continue reading

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the challenge: day 25 [what are you for?]

We decided to take a trip down to Waco and go to Church Under the Bridge.  (churchunderthebridge.org)  I so wish it was closer… or I was closer.  A two hour drive to church is a long drive, but for this … Continue reading

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sharing a hamburger [day 24]

Last night I went to II Brothers (also know as the ‘other brother’) with a large group of people.  We had so many people that we had to get a separate table for the kids.  Yep, that’s my story and … Continue reading

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