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April Budget

I’ve bought a lot of clothes this month.  I do think it was a good mix of things I needed and impulse buys.  I also went down to visit my parents for a couple of weeks and a lot of … Continue reading

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Reading this week

Recently finished: Tales from the 7000 Isles – I’m really glad I finally got around to reading this.  I really think folk tales help give me a very different picture of a country than I would get from a traditional … Continue reading

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Random quotations

I’ve barely been doing this blogging thing for a month and my brain is already tired and having difficulties thinking of things to talk about (that’s not entirely true.  I have several ideas, but I’m letting them linger until I … Continue reading

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What I’m reading

Last week, I had said I was going to read lots of my library books to clear off my bookshelf.  How well did I do? Recently finished: The Incident of the Harrowmoor Dogs by Daniel Abraham – I enjoyed it … Continue reading

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Closet progress

I was going to do a “What I wore this week” post to show the progress I’m making on identifying what I wear and what I hate in my closet.  I was particularly lazy and didn’t get dressed several days … Continue reading

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Books read in 2014: first quarter

I’ve read 30 books thus far this year (or so says my spreadsheet.  GoodReads only lists 29 books, but I’m too lazy to check for whatever book I missed).  I’m well on track to finish 100 books this year (my … Continue reading

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March Clothing Budget

I like the idea of doing a monthly budgeting post because keeping track of the money I spend is the best way to keep from spending more than I realize (like how keeping an honest food diary, which I do … Continue reading

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