A few nights ago, my wife and I watched a 1948 black and white film clled The Mating of Millie. It’s stood out in my mind for a long time because the movie features a lot of professional women and the titular character actually is in charge of a rather sizable business and employs a lot of men under her. If you want a movie that toys with the stereotypes of the late 1940s and 1950s, this is an interesting one. I’m not actually sure why I’m mentioning this, it just has been on my mind as of late.
Ready to Retire Right Now? Find Out If It’s Time To Quit The Rat Race Sorry, not even close! Of course, I intend to “retire” but actually be quite busy with various things. (@ the digerati life)
Cleaning Out Cluttered Relationships I really liked the perspective of this article, especially looking at friendships as an insurance policy. This guest writer needs to have a blog of her own, I think – I love her stuff. (@ clever dude)
Who Saves Money When You Pick Apples? The Grower This is an almost perfect example of why I love living in Iowa. I have several friends with apple trees in their back yard – I can pick bushels whenever I want, usually for free or for a simple barter. (@ wise bread)
The Simple Dollar Retro: Eight Tips For Reading A Personal Finance or Personal Development Book Without Getting Bored I actually have to use some of these tips to get through some of the personal finance books I read – some are definitely more dry than others.