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FB in a Nutshellother blog: the everyday minimalist
talk to me: contact me here
works: business consultant
net worth: ~$155,000 as of Dec 2011
eats: sashimi, tartiflette, pho
drinks: earl grey cream tea
gadgets: macbook pro 17", ipod touch (pda)
beauty: fb's list of toiletries/makeup
wants: roland rd700-gx piano
reads: ayn rand, tom stanley, sophie kinsella
watches: bones, mentalist, castle, top chef
wears: wrap dresses & necklaces
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
hates: wearing shorts & being late for anything
- Emergency Fund Talk: When it becomes a BIG DEAL
- Should You Go Into Debt for THAT Career?
- What Should you Study in School / Should you Go back for More Education?
- 4 Tips for Staying On Top Of Your Job Search
- How to Lend Money to Friends and Family
- Save Now Before It’s Too Late!
- Downsides to a Nomadic Lifestyle
- Taking a Tech Break
- Could Your Name Be Affecting Your Career?
- Etiquette among friends: Why I feel we are we’re losing basic manners
Posted on August 13, 2010 | 14 CommentsGALERIES LAFAYETTE GROCERY SHOPPING WE ATE AT MAYBE ONLY 5 RESTAURANTS IN FRANCE, HERE ARE THREE OF THEM This was at Chez Justine’s Bistro-Resto near Metro Parmentier. LYON, FRANCE TAKEOUT! SWEETS! WINES SUPER COOL OR REALLY STRANGE/WEIRD PHOTOS This one isn’t cool. It’s kind of...
Posted on August 11, 2010 | 8 CommentsI once was on a project where we had an hour and a half meeting EVERY SINGLE DAY to update everyone on how the rest of the team was doing. Nice thought, but pretty f*cking stupid, because I’d get out of there and my brain...
Posted on August 9, 2010 | 33 CommentsNo no, I don’t mean prostitution or strip clubs. Not this time anyway. I just bought another pack of birth control pills (Yasmin if you are interested), and I paid $56.99 3 packs, which is 9 weeks of pills, not 12 weeks. I take the...
Posted on August 6, 2010 | 5 CommentsVia a tax re-assessment, I was supposed to get back a chunk of money from my taxes, around $1000. “Woo hoo!”, I thought. But reading the explanation sort of made my scratch my head, because it didn’t make sense. I had a feeling they made...
Posted on August 4, 2010 | 22 CommentsI just don’t. Unless it’s kitchen towels covered in grease, or really muddy, greasy clothes in the load, I don’t bother. It comes out smelling fresh and is perfectly clean without that horribly over-perfumed scent of fake flowers or fake mountain breezes. The agitation, and...
Posted on August 2, 2010 | 6 CommentsSo for an update on the bug bites, they have stopped itching like chickenpox for the most part, although some flare up from time to time on my knuckles, but I still have the nasty red spots ALL over my face and arms. I’m sticking...
Posted on July 30, 2010 | 9 CommentsWhat a wonderfully progressive country: For nearly four decades, [Swedish] governments of all political hues have legislated to give women equal rights at work — and men equal rights at home. Swedish mothers still take more time off with children — almost four times as...
Posted on July 28, 2010 | 13 CommentsHonestly, it’s amazing how much I use Google on a daily basis without thinking. “Where is that nearest bank?” Google it. “Where can I buy _____?” Google it. “What is the population of China?” Google it. (P.S. it’s ~1.3 billion) Whatever would we do without...
Posted on July 28, 2010 | 21 CommentsApparently this is itch mite season, originating from Western Europe. My FACE, chest, arms and neck are literally covered in little chickenpox-like red pimple-y bumps (it looks REALLY bad and diseased) and I am itching like nobody’s business. To give you an idea, my whole...
Posted on July 27, 2010 | 2 CommentsNote: This is clearly a quote taken with inspiration from Will Rogers, who said: “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.”