Archive for the ‘Family’ Category

How Chili’s Handled A Tiny Customer Complaint: They Did Right By Me

Posted on November 5th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

It’s so interesting how the internet has changed the way we do things. A few weeks ago I had a really bad experience with Chili’s. I talked to the manager there, and little was done to make me feel warm and fuzzy about my experience. So, I blogged about it. I wrote up every detail […]

Family Dynamics and a Crumpled Car – What Would You Do?

Posted on October 25th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

I mentioned last week that we were planning a trip to California for a special family event. Well, we just got back late last night and the trip was good. It was for the most part uneventful; we got to visit with my parents and both sets of grandparents on my side of the family […]

With New Power Comes New Responsibility: How Do You Use That Power?

Posted on October 6th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

As soon as we brought our new van home, I realized we now had new responsibilities to go along with it. I’m not just talking about maintenance and care of the new vehicle, but now we have the ability and in many ways the obligation to be public servants to our friends and family that […]

We Pulled The Trigger On a Used Car: Here is What We Learned

Posted on October 4th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

We posted not too long ago that we are in the market for a car as our family is quickly growing and my seemingly tiny Corolla can no longer handle the load. We have actually been saving and looking for almost a year now, and this past weekend, we finally pulled the trigger on something. […]

Ingenuity or Irresponsibility: This Social Experiment Has Me Torn

Posted on September 28th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

The other day I was checking in on my Browsershot.org Shot Factory and happened to observe one site that was being visited. I sometimes check in on what sites are requesting screenshots because there is a chance I could come across some gem that is being redesigned or tweaked and as a closet web developer, […]

Have You Experienced What Financial Freedom Feels Like?

Posted on August 19th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

I have heard the term Financial Freedom many times, but I really have never fully understood what that meant because I was in debt and didn’t have that freedom; I didn’t know what it actually felt like. As my families financial situation has improved since we started actively seeking out improvement, I finally am starting […]

Help! We are quickly becoming a two car family!

Posted on August 6th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

I need your help! In case you haven’t heard, my wife is pregnant again. That brings our family member count to 5, which meets the limits our Toyota Corolla can handle. But the fact that both of our current children as well as our future child are all in car seats, which take up more […]

 
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