Life is a Lot-tery

Our lives have been ultra busy. What else is new? Processing my mom’s estate was a puzzle (by design due to the drama), so we left it in a holding pattern for a while. Now that my grandmother has also passed away, it’s time to kick all of that into high gear. I need to finish […]

not even a Living Wage

A few years ago, Living Wage (here’s Austin’s) was all the rage; at least it was in my sociopolitical circles. I considered it worthy to hope for, but quite unlikely to ever materialize. Today, I was smacked in the face with why it’s so damn important. Real Life Example #1 I’ve been job hunting. Ideally, […]

DFWeek

Our week in DFW was full of fun (well, for one of us, at least.) Sunday-drive up. We got a late start, but got there just fine. The hotel next to Emil’s class building was really nice. The only thing we missed was a mini-fridge. Monday-While Emil had his first day of class, complete with […]

First Day!

Well, today is E’s first day of work. I made us a sausage and eggs breakfast so he could eat well for his first day. It was cool this morning, so we had a lovely breakfast on the balcony. He planned for 45 minutes of driving, but it only took ~20. (yay @bennrosales and @laniar […]