Monthly Archives

May 2013

  • A Memorial Day Hello

    Memorial Day Greetings


    Here’s to you, Long Weekend. With your impending arrival, Johnny and I discussed and rediscussed the possibilities. A weekend filled with sand and sun? A history-packed weekend in Charleston? We weighed the costs (literally and figuratively) of taking a road trip. How much were we willing to spend? Would there…

  • 50 States Project: Colorado

    OFB 50 States Project: Colorado


    In The OFB 50 States Project, you the readers spill the beans about your state: the good, the bad, and the delicious. And thus provide “forever place” seekers (like yours truly) a useful resource in their search. We’d love to hear about your state! To be a part of this project, click here to…

  • Organ Donation for Compensation

    Organ Donation for Compensation, For Serious


    Last week, we posed a question you probably don’t hear every day: would you “donate” a kidney to the tune of $1 million? Your responses were really fun to read. Some were appalled that anyone would even consider taking cash for organ donation. Others were appalled that more people weren’t…

  • He Says/She Says: Customer Complaints

    He Says/She Says: Customer Complaints


    In the He Says/She Says series, we discuss financial-ish topics where we agree to disagree. When I spend my money, I expect to get what I paid for. I think most people do. If I buy a product, I expect it to work. If I order food, I expect it…