Book Review: The Singularity is Near by Ray Kurzweil

Have you ever wondered what the future will hold. I bet you have, I know I have, but I usually never got much further than ideas thrown at me from some kind of futuristic Will Smith Movie. Ray Kurzweil has taken another approach. While he does have a powerful imagination, he seems to back it…

Initial Thoughts on Dave Ramsey…

I first came across Dave Ramsey while I was a senior in college at The University of Texas. I had recently taken an accounting class and finance class, and decided to listen to one of his books on CD to entertain me on the three hour drive back home for the weekend. My first impression…

New PR on Diane

After taking all of last week off from working out in order to work some overtime and travel to Dallas for a wedding I finally made it back to the gym for a workout on Monday. As of lately we have been starting the week off with a bang via Benchmark Monday where we take on one…

Urban vs. Suburban life

This past weekend I flew from my home in Seattle to Dallas / Fort Worth for a friends wedding where I had the privilege of participating  as a groomsman. Having now lived in Seattle for roughly two years after growing up in the Dallas / Forth Worth Metroplex it provided me a unique opportunity to…

Another View of Wealth

This past Friday my Fiance and I were thrown an engagement party at a local bar. Three of her friends got together, and tackled a different task, one brought flowers, the other cake, another one brought streamers and balloons. The cake was from our favorite local bakery and was delicious! I’m not normally a huge fan…

Reflections on the purchase of my 1st house

In April of 2009 I was just shy of 11 months out of college, working in my very first engineering job. I had taken few business classes in college, and read a few books of real estate investing. Needless to say, I was itching to get started investing in real estate. At the time I…

Fran…

Yesterday at my home box, Oger CrossFit where I work out and coach we did Fran. Fran consists of 21 thrusters & pull-ups, followed by 15 more thrusters and pull ups, and finished with 9 additional thrusters & pull ups.  You can see Bob Harper from The Biggest Loser attempting Fran here. The warm up /…