Silly financial adventures

In silly yet terrifying financial adventures of the day category: My credit card company billed my checking account for $500 more than my balance, causing my account to automagically overdraft into my “stupid mistakes” backup account. Why? Because I paid a big purchase off after my statement date last month, and my autopay is set…

Plans for today

Fight kitten for control of my power cord Run Annual Report data groking Do All The Laundry Avoid day job JSON Realize I can’t avoid day job any longer, do day job Fall asleep on my computer laptop

Quitting a job

Friends: please help me find the motivation to quit my third job. A very simple, cash-paid weekend job that mostly involves me riding my bike early in the morning. The forced exercise and side income (and bagels) is great, but the delivery time is getting shifted earlier and earlier, and now I’m going to have to…

Plane Ticket Win!

Spent the morning booking my tickets for my adventure in March & April. 24 days, 10 countries, 8 of which are new to me. PDX > SEA > Reykjavík > Amsterdam > Brussels (brief few-hour stopover for beer) > Berlin > Frankfurt > Prague > Zagreb > Krk > Zagreb > Budapest > Dubai >…

A Crazy Request

I have a crazy request. Please forward me your favorite fundraising emails you’ve ever gotten. Ones that made you laugh, cry, donate, forward. Have you saved them? Can you send them to my inbox? Ping them to lillian (at) anomalily (dot) net