29 November, 2008

Great Quote

I saw this quote today in a Ravelry forum. This one's for you, sweetie DH! Isn't it great?

“Sovereign ingredient for a happy marriage: Pay cash or do without. Interest charges not only eat up a household budget; awareness of debt eats up domestic felicity.”

Robert A. Heinlein, Time Enough for Love, 1973

We're doing OK - my little car is back from its tune-up and repairness. One little part remains to be replaced, but DH has Ebayed it and will be sticking it in place this week. Meanwhile, the Awesome Mechanic has done some tricky bypass of said part, so the car won't just...stall. Cool.

I've even thought of a good Christmas present for the Great Gift Swap - can't mention here as potential giftee in-laws may be reading, but hope you'll like it!


Lynn said...

I'm glad that the car is at least usable. And isn't it cool you can buy stuff off of eBay to help it??

and while hard to pay cash for everything when you live in a credit card world, that is SOO true! I plan on using credit cards to restore my credit a bit, but I'm putting money aside to pay it off at the end of the month. I'm SO sick of paying fees for either going over the limit or being late. Blech.

Rosie said...

Wise words in that quite! So glad you've thought of a gift (trust me to mail my suggestions over just too late!)

Toni said...

Oh, I LOVE that quote!