June 8, 2018: Rest in Peace, Tony. You will be incredibly missed. Thank you for inspiring us all to be better human beings. Anthony Bourdain: My Hero. Talk To Someone Now If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United … [Read more...] about Anthony Bourdain: A Hero of Mine
I find it awfully difficult anymore to rationalize the numbers. The tax code changes, life circumstances change (kids!), and my wants and desires ebb and flow. It’s crazy how nowadays, you need $30,000 a year just to live a middle class lifestyle today. I remember house hunting. Man, that was the pits. After spending four years living in an apartment, sharing space with a … [Read more...] about Why Households Need to Earn $30,000 a Year to Live a Middle Class Lifestyle Today
While Cubert and his family spend a little vacation time in the Desert Southwest, his mighty friends have offered to step-in with some excellent content. Today, I'm excited to have my Minneapolis brother, Adam, from CrispyCabbage.com take center-stage. Adam is not only a fine writer, he's also a very talented illustrator. I hope you enjoy today's post. Take it away, … [Read more...] about Let the Robots Have Our Crappy Jobs (We’ve Got Better Things to Do!)
I don't like beauty contests. Not a big fan of award shows. I DO, however, like to judge. In this case, "Best Personal Finance Blog." This post is a way of honoring my favorite reads in 2017. And because AbandonedCubicle.com is such a well-respected stalwart and GIANT in the personal finance field, what better platform from which to recognize talent? … [Read more...] about The First Annual Golden Nameplate Awards: 2017!
How about this, Abandon-Nation? The Last Jedi Stinks: A movie review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Why the F not. If I wanted to, I could write about quilting. That's the cool thing about blogging, right?!? But don't worry, folks. I won't stray too far afield. I just have some stuff to get off my chest on this latest installment of my favorite childhood (slash manhood) … [Read more...] about Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Dammit, It Stinks!)