Getting By

Here's the thing... I'm not writing this post as a pity party. I'm not looking for sympathy. I'm not looking for a hand out. I've just got a lot on my mind and I do better when I process things while writing. The fact that people reading this blog get to share in my jumbled … Continue reading Getting By

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The Fiona Fiasco, Part III

Well... it has been an eventful afternoon. Wait... what's the last thing you heard about my car? That was last Friday, right? That's when I thought my biggest problem was a fuel pump that was gonna cost about $500 that I really didn't have. I got a call on Monday from our good friend at … Continue reading The Fiona Fiasco, Part III

The Fiona Fiasco, Part II

When last we left off, it was Tuesday of this week and things were not looking good. It's now Friday of this week and things are still not looking good. But let's back up... I kind of expected to hear something from my contact/service guy at the dealership on Wednesday. But I didn't. Not a … Continue reading The Fiona Fiasco, Part II

The Fiona Fiasco

Yeah, yeah, yeah... "Aaron, where have you been? I can't believe it's really you. Come in. Have a seat. You want some tea? I know the apartment's small, I don't need much space. Let me show you some of my paintings, I think it's some of my best work ever..." Just stop it! I haven't … Continue reading The Fiona Fiasco

Paying Off the Car

Kids... Yesterday morning, I did the most adult thing I've ever done in my adult life. I paid off my car. I can't believe there was no fanfare! I've had my car, a 2009 Toyota Corolla, for less than five years. My payment plan was designed to last for five years. And yet, here I … Continue reading Paying Off the Car