February 8, 2009

What a difference a year makes! One year ago I was with the Goodboys in Las Vegas – soaking up some rays, looking at a lot of pretty girls, playing some golf, and feeling footloose and fancy free.

This year I’ve been cleaning the house and looking at the India numbers at work to see if we’re on target for this quarter. I didn’t even watch the Buick Open at Torrey Pines this weekend – fortunately, fellow Goodboy Ron “Cubby” Myerow provided all the info I needed:

Winner: Nick Watney

Camilo Villegas close, even those spiderMan practice reads on the green could not help him win this years Buick.

A well played round for Camilo. Off to Pebble Beach.

MetLife play of the day…Nick Watney’s put, must of been like 20+ ft into the hole.

That’s why it’s important to have your Goodboys friends around – they keep you in touch with the real world.

This would have been a great weekend to hit Vegas – lots of great deals to be had there. But perhaps next year, eh? This year is all about keeping your head down, doing your work, and paying off that last credit card. It ain’t pretty – and, I might add, not a whole lot of fun, either. But like Dave Ramsey is wont to say, you have to live like no one else so in the future you can live like no one else. And giving up a Las Vegas weekend – as hard as it is – is but a small price to pay to have no credit card debt by the end of March.

After two weeks attending, it looks like St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church might be a keeper. I’ve enjoyed Mass both times I’ve attended and enjoy the “informal formality” this church without a church offers. More on that later this week – I hope! Let’s just see how this work goes…

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  1. What an accomplishment you will have to celebrate end of March. Your and Tracey’s deligence to pay off the credit cards is “paying off”. Perhaps a trip to KY will be forthcoming…would love it.
    My bank got hacked into and my two cards ended up with over 2000.00 in fradulent charges. I now have an additonal security feature. All the charges will be removed but it is very unsettling to say the least.
    Rod McKuen will be performing in Surprise this weekend…would that I could, I’d be there and visit with with Y’all.

    Comment by Jana — February 9, 2009 @ 4:38 am


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