Monthly Archives: July 2015

Why I decided to get serious about budgeting

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Budgeting was a nasty 9 letter word for me and my wife for about the first 20 years of our marriage.  Did we budget early in our married life, sure, but not very well.  Let me tell you how I came to realize that we really needed to get serious about budgeting.  This happened over a period of time, but there were three specific situations that ultimately led to my realization. Continue reading Why I decided to get serious about budgeting

Summer Scalloping Fun in the Gulf of Mexico

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Whether you are 6 or 66, scalloping is fun and relaxing.  Yes it takes a bit of physical exertion, but nothing too strenuous.  Our first time scalloping was in the summer of 2013.  We vacationed for a few days in Steinhatchee Florida with some close friends who showed us the finer points of scalloping.  We had some serious fun!  Kinda like a treasure hunt, just tastier.  If you would like to try scalloping, let me explain when, where and how to scallop. Continue reading Summer Scalloping Fun in the Gulf of Mexico