Archive for June 2016

My Allergic Reaction to Commercial Media

Cable TV arrived late at my household and left early. Back in the 80s and early 90s we only had local channels available over the airwaves. As the year 2000 approached I broke down and allowed cable TV to enter my home. It was a disaster. I could not believe I was paying for something…

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Life is a Joke, Then it is Over

*** Don’t miss an exciting episode in the wacky world of the Wealthy Accountant. Subscribe with the button in the upper right hand corner. It’s free! (As if anyone would pay for this madness.) _____________ A thought experiment: Why do you want money? What drives you to attain financial independence? Why is retirement such a…

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Addiction: The Killer of Financial Independence

A cold summer wind is blowing out of the east this morning as the horizon brightens with twilight. Mrs. Accountant steps beside me and places her hand on the inside of my elbow. I bring my steaming mug of coffee to my lips, anticipating the scalding bitter liquid. I swallow. Heat radiates from my core.…

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Camp Mustache III Roundup

There is a raggedy band that gathers in the hills east of Seattle every year over the Memorial Day holiday in the States. From around the planet they gather, each with their own unique story. I was one of those stories. Camp Mustache III was a resounding success again this year as Joe, Kristin, and…

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