Confessions of a Laid-off Lawyer

Just Your Average Joe Blogging Away His Debt—In One Year or Less

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Island Living

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Total Black: $155.55
Total Red: $251,982.09

Today’s post almost wasn’t.  Electricity on island is a bit touch-and-go at times and today was one time when it went.  And took a while to come back.  With electricity out, the internet modem goes out as well.  Clearly it’s back on if I’m posting, but I’ll be brief in case it cuts out again.  Aside: it is dark here without lights.  I forgot how beautiful and vivid the night sky is.  But it’s also spooky when the rustle of a palm tree makes you think some animal . . . or person . . . may be around the corner.  To date on island I’ve seen bats, iguanas, deer—opened my door one morning to a startled buck chomping on the shrubs—storks, geckos, a huge strange beetle, and a few mongooses.  Or would that be mongeese?  Keep reading . . .

Sigh of Relief

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Total Black: $592.88
Total Red: $252,353.44

Well, just over five hundred dollars is all I have left from the ten thousand dollars my mother loaned me today.  Never thought I’d “burn” through that much money in less than five hours.  Unfortunately, it wasn’t fun. But it was relieving.  A sigh of relief for sure.  Keep reading . . .