Wher were you on September 11, 2001?

This morning marks the 15th anniversary of a day that most American adults will never forget. I was emir five weeks and two days into this adventure called adulthood,  traveling with my first real job.  My coworkers were starting to feel like family. And with this new family by my side the idea of meeting…

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Daisy’s Diary

July 28, 2016 (Day 1 with new family) Hi, I’m Daisy! I just got my name today. The vet says I am a 4-5 week Great Pyrenees, German Shepherd mix. But I am very little, only 2.9 pounds. New Mommy and the family that helped me find her think there’s some little dog in me…

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What happened to the MyBlueCrayon blog?

As a professional webmaster, I should be ashamed of myself! I recently stumbled upon a blog that I started years ago to collect some random thoughts. #1, I would like to say WOW! WordPress has come a long way over the last 10 years! (Yeah, it was that outdated) #2, I am moving all posts…

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Upromise – It’s Real!

(( This post was copied from the MyBlueCrayon blog )) I signed up for Upromise over a year ago. The savings came slowly at first. – I rarely shop at participating grocery stores and restaurants and I keep forgetting to start my online purchases from the Upromise website. … But with a little retraining of…

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Income Based Repayment for Student Loans

I got an email from FastWeb earlier this week informing me about IBR – Income Based Repayment (and in some cases forgiveness) of student loans. Usually, I ignore such notifications. I looked into this type of stuff when my student loans first went into repayment in 2008. It felt like everything out there was some…

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