Last month, my 2000 Honda Civic LX turned twenty-one. Most of its 156,498 miles were earned during the first seven years of its life when it was our only vehicle. When I bought it in 2000, I drove it off the lot, brand new, for $15,631. What I didn’t know at the time is how… Continue reading How to get a brand new Honda Civic for $4,000!
I finished 63 books in 2020, three more than 2019 but eleven fewer than 2018. Of those 63, only two of them were physical, paper books. Twenty five of them were audio books, but the remaining thirty six were on my Kindle Paperwhite. I love my Paperwhite. It’s my second e-ink Kindle, replacing my Kindle… Continue reading I love my Kindle Paperwhite
Years ago, my first job was delivering newspapers for the local paper. Well, first if you don’t count selling tomato plant starts door-to-door to the neighbors. I have fond memories of delivering papers in sub-zero degrees early Sunday morning. Times have changed. For years now, I’ve been building my own personal “newspaper” or “magazine” of… Continue reading How to Build a Personal Newspaper
I’ve had a Google Voice since 2007. That was actually in the pre-Google days when it was called Grand Central. I love a lot of things about Google Voice beyond the frugality of it, but there’s also some annoyances. My Google Voice Setup Google Voice provides a single phone number that you can route to… Continue reading Saving Money Using Google Voice