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Step 1: Admit You Have a Problem (KJ)

31. May 2008

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My entire computer is gone and I feel empty.  It’s lame, but true.  All these people from Craigslist kept writing me questions about its specs and when could they pick it up.  I told CM it was the equivalent of other women writing me about my husband and I was forced to say, “Yeah, you [...]

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Some Progress (CM)

30. May 2008

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Today we made some progress in making our financial goal. We are not where we need to be yet, but it is good that we are on the right track. I think that is one of my biggest worries, that after selling all our stuff we will not have enough. 

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“Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway” (KJ)

30. May 2008

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That’s the name of the book I bought when I was trying to be a better Mary Kay salesperson. I never finished it, but I see it on the book shelf from time to time and I think about reading. I’ve been thinking about fear a lot lately. We just watched “Apocalypto” the other [...]

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About the Write Up (CM)

29. May 2008

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Somehow we got the interest of a journalist here in NYC, and he did a small write up on us. Here is the link if you are interested in viewing it.  http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2008/05/brooklyn_parents_leave_it_all.html I have to say that he is a great writer. How he took a short interview and made it seem interesting amazes me. I loved [...]

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What’s the Plan? (CM)

29. May 2008

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What is most important in life? That is the basic question my family is dealing with. When I look on my life the things I cherish are the things I’ve done, not the things I have bought. Although possessions are great in the moment, I never look back and say remember when we had that [...]

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Show Me The Money (KJ)

28. May 2008

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A lot of people have written me concerning our Fire Sale ads on Craigslist and eBay.  If we sell just the few things that we were written about then we will easily meet our goal and be on our way to starting a new life.  However, there’s a huge difference between writing to say you’re [...]

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Purchase Progress (KJ)

28. May 2008

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As of 12:30 today, we have met 79.69% of our RV purchase goal!!

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Fire Sale (KJ)

28. May 2008

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So in order to finalize this deal we have to come up with $6k above what we have already saved for the RV.  So CM and I have decided to have a fire sale.  That’s right, we’re selling EVERYTHING!! First we’re trying to sell it all in one huge eBay auction.  Check out the listing [...]

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…And So It Begins (KJ)

27. May 2008

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Today our wonderful RV dealer helped make our dream come true!  We put a deposit down and we will be picking it up next week!! Why are we buying an RV?  Because we are ready for an adventure.  We are ready for a change of pace.  We are ready to show the kids the world.

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