I became a full-fledged stock investor just over a decade ago and I'm one of the survivors. I barely made it through the last recession and decided, despite some hard lessons, to continue with it. Most people who get into stock investing make some big mistakes in the beginning and do not continue; either they've … Continue reading A Tale of Two Investors
If you are close to graduating as a teacher or a grad who hasn't found a teaching job yet, then this post is for you. Sometimes life will throw you a curve-ball and my hope is that this post will help you navigate a typical one experienced by many new teaching graduates. Something that I … Continue reading What Every New Teacher Should Have To Experience
One of the hardest moments of my working career is also one that I remember perhaps the least clearly. It happened twelve-and-a-half years ago and I don't even remember who told me the news. Perhaps it was because it hit me completely out of nowhere and put me into a daze. All I do remember … Continue reading So You Want to be a Teacher, Huh?
The Nikon D750 full-frame DSLR was first announced on September 12, 2014, just over three years ago as of this writing. Aside from a defective shutter recall that seems to have now been extended to all owners (but which Nikon will repair for free), this has been like the "Swiss Army Knife" of cameras, so good … Continue reading Nikon D750 Suggestions for Improvement
This past June marked twenty-one years since I first fell in love with SLR photography. I took the plunge and bought a Canon Elan IIE. This stirred the embers of a love of photography that was already there, just previously unable to fully ignite. I was finally able to learn how to tweak photos to … Continue reading On Being a Frustrated Photographer
A popular Christmas refrain states, "'Tis the season to be jolly", but it's also the time when many people are catching their first colds of the season. There's not much worse than being stuck in bed, fighting a cold, at a time of year when there's so much going on for some of us that … Continue reading Avoid These Foods to Prevent the Common Cold