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Is Your Success Due To Hard Work Or Luck?

04.18.2014
Is Your Success Due To Hard Work Or Luck?

Let’s continue with the TED talk today. For a while now, I have been meaning to sit down and listen to this talk from social psychologist Paul Piff – Does money make you mean? Their research team conducted various experiments to see how wealthy people behave. I’m interested in the topic because I’m very curious about the role of luck in life. Let’s see what they did in the Monopoly experiment. Winning in Monopoly I’m sure everyone played Monopoly at least a few times when they were young. It’s one of the most well known board game in the world […]

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What’s your favorite day of the week? Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?

01.31.2014
What’s your favorite day of the week? Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?

I haven’t said this much lately, but for old times sake here goes – TGIF! Yes, Friday is great even for a stay at home dad/blogger like me. It means we’ll get to spend extra time with Mama RB40 and I’ll get a little time to myself on the weekend. What’s your favorite day of the week? Friday, Saturday, or Sunday? Don’t think too hard about it and give your answer below. Friday – The anticipation for the weekend makes Friday the best day of the week. Beside, you can goof off after lunch, dream about what you’ll do on […]

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Frugal Christmas Gifts for People Who Have Everything

12.18.2013
Frugal Christmas Gifts for People Who Have Everything

Woohoo! Christmas is only a week away. Are you done with Christmas gift shopping? Downtown Portland has been hopping with shoppers the last couple of weeks. It’s nice to see the economy rolling and shoppers enjoying the holidays. This year, I only have to get gifts for two people – Mrs. RB40 and the kid. Christmas is a lot more fun with RB40 Jr. around. We are introducing him to Santa Clause and he loves our Christmas tree. I already got Gordon and Percy (Thomas and friends) for him, so I’m good there. It’s so easy to buy gift for […]

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5 Missions for You This Thanksgiving

11.27.2013
5 Missions for You This Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! What are you doing at work? Don’t you know how to play hooky? It always amazes me how quickly the year comes to a close. Time really flies and we need to make the best of our time on Earth. Anyway, it’s going to be a short one today because I’m sure a ton of people already took off for the holidays. Here are your missions for Thanksgiving, if you choose to accept them. 1) Cook Cooking can be a chore sometimes, but it can be a lot of fun when trying new recipes. This is especially true […]

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