Last year at this time, in the context of doing taxes and spending nearly an entire week populating all of the months of 2011 in my financial spreadsheet, I said this: The good news is that I have been keeping the 2012 financial spreadsheet up to date since January, so there will be none of […]Read More: Quotes from the past
I think you’ll agree that my last few posts have been super meaty. Today, I could use a break from all of that thinking. And writing. So, I’m enjoying the arrival of spring (at last!) here in New Jersey. I have to admit seeing how utterly green Oregon was last week made me a little […]Read More: There is no meat in this post
I have to admit, I am getting a bit of pleasure out of this stage of my tax preparation… Because we have our own businesses, taxes at the Clarke house are not particularly simple. We need to declare use of part of our home as a home office, and because of that, we need to […]Read More: It’s complicated
I think maybe the first day back to school/work/etc after a week off, is the perfect time to start doing the taxes. Having the family around for spring break, not being tied down to a schedule, enjoying the freedom of spontaneous plan-making… it’s all good. But I’d be lying if I said I didn’t relish […]Read More: My solo staycation
I’m so glad for the major desk cleanup that I did last month, because it appears that I am going to be chained to it all. day. long. And maybe tomorrow, too. I’ll take the required potty breaks and maybe a 1/2 hour for lunch. I’ll tend to the children and their transportation needs, maybe […]Read More: Send help. And snacks.
It’s a beautiful Sunday. I nearly succumbed to the temptation to have my breakfast out on the patio, but I decided it’s still a tiny bit too cold for that. Instead I sat in my favorite living room chair, as always, and I opened the window next to it. Best of both worlds, I think. […]Read More: Business and pleasure