I received all of the back issues for Make Magazine for Father’s Day and one of the projects details how to modify the case of an Atari 2600 to function as a DVD player. Even though we’re in the process of moving, I’ve been collecting the parts – it’s the first thing I plan to build on my workbench in the garage. I’m such a nerd.
Lessons Learned from Diet Books: How to Think Like a Rich Person After starting on Volumetrics (my doctor suggested it) a week or so ago (and losing four pounds already), I’ve read the book cover to cover and I can clearly see that much of the same logic applies to both personal finance and diets. (@ my open wallet)
Experience Review: Two Men and a Truck I had been considering a moving firm to handle our move in July, but I hadn’t moved forward with it. Two Men and a Truck was one of the ones I was considering, and after reading this review, I’m leaning more towards it than ever. (@ consumerism commentary)
The Simple Dollar Retro: The Art of the Thank You Note A handwritten thank you note is one of the best gestures you can do to improve your image, simply because so many people blow it off as being unimportant. Here’s a guide to writing one.