I’ve been a full-time accountant for over 3 years now, and I am still amazed how many people hoard, lose and/or don’t bother to cash large checks sent to them.
With the rise of electronic payments this has become less of a problem, but in some cases a check just works better and then people sit on them. For months in many cases.
This personal anecdote plus the annual “average savings rate” statistics are sobering realities. I can only tell you to set up automatic transactions that force you to save. And if you are lucky enough to have a 401k with matching, please take advantage. Otherwise, you are throwing away free money.
I listened to the first episode of a new (to me) history podcast today. The host said he’s been actively researching for two years before turning on the microphone.
I don’t have that kind of time. We’re doing it live! (Well, not live but close enough.)
Who needs research when I’ve got a family that occasionally had their bodies explode.
For the first time since April 3rd, I missed a daily blog post. For an excellent cause, to be sure. So we will ease back into it with some poetry.
I saw an article that
Asked when poetry stopped being read
I think it was when people
Stopped listening to words and started
Reading things that tell
And don’t show
Not sure how I feel about that one.