Monthly Archives: August 2010

triple win!!!! [day 96]

I saw a friend yesterday doing a random act of kindness.  He was giving something away that he didn’t need anymore, and giving it to someone that could use it.  She kept insisting that she needed to pay him, and … Continue reading

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a story in photos [day 95]

Sometimes we lock up our stuff in an effort to protect it from potential thieves. princeton, tx 2009 Some stuff is left out in the open, sitting there for years. princeton, tx 2009 Other times stuff is placed on the curb … Continue reading

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where did that come from??!! [day 94]

I spent the entire day, and part of the evening, cleaning (and painting) my garage.  Where on earth did all of that stuff come from?  I had a few things I didn’t even recognize!  And why do I need all … Continue reading

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is it really a challenge? [day 93]

I had to stop and ponder the question yesterday, “Is this really a challenge?”  There are times when it feels like one, but for the most part, it’s really not too challenging.  A challenge should make you feel like you’re … Continue reading

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sign of the times? [day 92]

I snapped this photo a couple of months ago… I call it ‘sign of the times’.  I love hearing on the radio when someone announces that the recession is over or almost over.  I still have many friends without jobs … Continue reading

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1/4 year into the challenge!! [day 91]

Where does the time go???  It’s been that long already?  Today I’ll just do a few updates on the challenge. What have I learned? Many good things, but mostly that there are good alternatives to a lot of the purchases … Continue reading

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gift bags [day 90]

A friend of mine sent me this on Facebook.  Reusable gift bags.  You don’t have to buy the grocery store or retail store logo bags, you can now get reusable bags with festive artwork!  If I read the tag correctly, these are … Continue reading

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air, water & destructoboy [day 89]

Air So I realized yesterday that I need to replace the air filter on my air conditioning unit.  It’s about a month past due, and quite frankly, looks like a year past due.  My house is so dusty, I don’t … Continue reading

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at the mall??!!? [day 88]

I went to the mall… yeah, but it was to eat lunch with a friend.  We ate at Potbelly’s, which is really good!  It made me happy because they recycle there.  I must have a thing for trash since we … Continue reading

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solar panel dilemma [day 87]

I had a great idea!  Solar panels on my house.  They have some great tax incentives, and with the energy savings, that has to be a great plan, right? I called to get some pricing and to see if my … Continue reading

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