Monthly Archives: January 2012

Dave Ramsey & the Financial Road Ahead for the Kniffins

Much as I would like to wipe that smug smirk off his face, I’ve got to hand to Dave Ramsey: he’s got a point.  And it carries with it the biblical truths of frugality and common sense, and humans’ limitless … Continue reading

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And so it Ends…

WWell, it was fun while it lasted.  We enjoyed “holing up” in our comfy house for a few days, with not too many options for going outside. But it’s back now to how it looked on Monday.  It was close … Continue reading

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The Snowpocalypse is Upon Us!

Well, it came as was foretold by the weathermen.  I was dubious, as the previous calls for snow became ice and then just slush within hours, as happens so often in the PNW.   But it came.

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Waiting for “Snowpocalypse”

  Well, yesterday they said it would be 15 inches and the worst snow Seattle had seen in many years.  Now they’ve gone down to “only” 8 inches… we are ready!

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Real Snow

Where I grew up (Chicago), snow was what happened December through April. Here, in Seattle, “snow” is what happens once or twice a year and is usually gone in a day. But I think this one is going to stick… … Continue reading

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Father & Daughter

My 34th birthday was a few days ago.  To celebrate, my mom sent me this picture (I’m the one on the right) that was taken on my fourth birthday- 30 years ago, in 1982. 

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from the Kniffins

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