Random Thoughts: Spooky Finances

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All Hallows Eve comes on Monday (happy birthday to my favorite witch too), and that must mean more financial hobgoblins and silliness? We shall see, yet another deal for European debt which seems to be causing some optimism in financial circles, but then again, haven’t we been down this dark and spooky lane before (seems like something out of yet another Friday the 13th movie), Don’t go into that dark room!!!!!

November is coming soon, and that means one more month until Christmas, and all I can say is Holy Holly! that came up fast on me. Luckily my family isn’t worried about material possesions or the exchange of gifts, they simply enjoy the fraternization and family bliss, and of course the Ca$h (see what I did there, I changed it around at the end).

All my Quebecois brethren must be happy that they are getting 3 more MP’s with the new distribution rules and shake up. More Quebec representation in parliament, that will spice up the political scene that much more. If we could just get Rob Ford in there too, it would be better than Cirque du Soleil!


Lots of interesting news about Inflation and the Bank of Canada’s hope that this is simply a blip and prices will be going back down (I am not that optimistic):

And thanks to those who added me on Twitter I am now over 900 folks who follow me, wow!

Haloween may be coming soon, but there are no ghosts and ghoulies written about this week:

Carnivals this Week

I did make it into a few carnivals this week too:

Other Bookkeeping

John Cleese in a bowler

Birthday Boy John Cleese

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Remember 

“I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and that’s to get rid of all my other desires.”

Author: John Cleese his birthday was yesterday.

 

{ 5 comments }

  • My Own Advisor October 29, 2011, 11:24 AM

    Thanks for the mention, enjoy your weekend!

    Reply
  • UltimateSmartMoney October 28, 2011, 9:40 PM

    You listed some interesting links. I read couple the they were very well written and useful! Thanks.

    Reply
  • Miss T @ Prairie Eco-Thrifter October 28, 2011, 10:20 AM

    Thanks so much for mentioning Marie’s list this week. It’s amazing isn’t it. I too love vinegar and use it for a ton of things.

    Hope you have a great weekend.

    Reply
  • Echo October 28, 2011, 8:05 AM

    Thanks for the mention, and have a great weekend!

    Reply
  • Michael James October 28, 2011, 8:53 AM

    One of my desires is to get rid of half the stuff in my house. Thanks for the mention.

    Reply

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