Downtime

James/ March 30, 2016/ Bloggers, Blogging, Downtime, Goals, Money, Savings, Travel, Writing/ 0 comments

Recently I have been listening to the M.O.N.E.Y. show which inspired me to re-read the Total Money Makeover.  All this information has me wanting to jump straight into action.  The problem is I get paid once a month.  While I can plan, budget and scheme, I can’t really do much which leads to the downtime and me wondering what I

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Memphis, TN

James/ March 19, 2014/ Princesses, Travel/ 0 comments

This past weekend I too the Princesses to Memphis, TN.  I had some free nights for Hilton, so I thought it was a good way to end their spring break.  It was a payroll week and their mom was not accommodating, so I was limited on what days and how long we could be gone.  We headed out on Friday

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There and back again

James/ July 10, 2011/ Travel, Vacation/ 0 comments

This year my DW was determined to get the girls out of the state.  She had a window of time between summer classes, so she darted off with all the girls and headed out with her destination to make it to SLC, UT to visit her best friend.  As soon as she was down the road a bit, I bought

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Burnet, Tx

James/ January 2, 2011/ Cowboys, Travel/ 0 comments

We were just in McGee’s hometown.http://m.statesman.com/statesman/pm_21988/contentdetail.htm;jsessionid=0411677B939A92FCD6ABB06BA3321F5A?contentguid=qakYKCrl

Time Off

James/ January 2, 2011/ Family, Travel, Trekking, Vacation/ 0 comments

A few months ago, my boss calls me in and tells me I have quite a bit of vacation left and that it needs to be used before the end of the year or I lose it.  Feeling like Richard Pryor in “Brewster’s Millions”, I start trying to spend a bunch of days.  I took most of them at the

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