September 2021

EVAN's Corner September 2021 Live Well Below your means Hi Everyone, In the spring I decided to plant buckwheat in our backyard.  It’s a great cover crop and my wife makes this wonderful rice substitute from the buckwheat.  I dutifully planted the buckwheat and harvested it.  Then I used a...

August 2021

EVAN's Corner August 2021 Live Well Below your means Hi Everyone, Many years ago, I built a meadow in our front yard.  It has gone through many iterations through the years.  But there’s always been one constant, wild petunias.  They were one of the plants I originally planted in the...

July 2021

EVAN's Corner July 2021 Live Well Below your means Hi Everyone, The first week of May this year I went fishing in Alaska.  As always it was loads of fun and lots of hard work.  This is the last year that Jeff, the boat captain I’ve fished with for years,...

June 2021

EVAN's Corner June 2021 Live Well Below your means Hi Everyone, This spring I spent a lot of time doing yard work and cleaning out the meadow.  It’s already starting to pay dividends because the plants in the meadow have never been more beautiful.  One of the surprises this year...

May 2021

EVAN's Corner May 2021 Live Well Below your means Hi Everyone,Usually, I’d be telling you a story and then relating it to personal finance in some way.  Not this time.  Last week I got my first COVID vaccine shot.  I get my second one in a couple weeks.  There are...

April 2021

EVAN's Corner April 2021 Live Well Below your means Hi Everyone, The other day it was really cold and I had a craving for tomato soup.  I didn’t want to buy any of the canned stuff because it’s full of salt.  I found a recipe on the internet and bought...