Jeremy Truitt

An attempt to understand the world of current events, finance and the economy on a level that allows me to teach it. I'm a journalist. Oh and the occasional post about family, life and kids!

Category Archives: Personal

The $40 Box of Twinkies…I’ll Take Three!! What. The. Eff.

Do an eBay search for “Twinkies,” or “Hostess,” or “Ding Dongs” and you will be sufficiently shocked. SHOCKED I say! Why didn’t I think of this?! I could have bought … Continue reading

November 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beyond Politics: Moving Forward. Where Does America Stand?

I’m avoiding politics. Whomever wins today has work ahead of them. I want to take a minute to discuss WHERE the U.S. is in terms of a few metrics, as … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Difficult Story To Tell: Sexual Assault

Originally posted on misslisted:
Recently I participated in a brief exchange on Facebook on the topic of sexual assault.  The person who initiated the discussion was upset by the comments following an article…

November 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Debt: Basically A Zombie Apocalypse. RUUUUUUNNNN!!!

Full disclosure: This post is based on a blog I read at losingmycents.com. The following is my work built from that. We all know the show The Walking Dead, right? … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Switching From iPhone to Android…It Only Lasted 4 Days

Every person I know had the same reaction: “You did what?” I was eligible to upgrade from my iPhone 4S this past Sunday. I casually strolled into the Verizon Wireless … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

When Our Heroes Fall: Lance Armstrong

I used to wear the signature yellow LIVESTRONG bracelet (it finally wore out). To some, it signifies cancer survival. To some, it signifies perseverence. To me, it still signifies a … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Creating Memories…The Brain Ninja Way!

It must be an inherent boy thing: Dirt, fish, fire, farting, hiking and spitting. If not then we must’ve done something wrong last weekend. I took the kiddos down to … Continue reading

October 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pumpkin Pie…From A Pumpkin? People Do That?

We took the boys to a farm a couple of days ago. Aside from the various vegetables we got to feed our never-ending appetite for all things vegetarian, the boys … Continue reading

October 1, 2012 · 4 Comments

Bacon in the Toaster?!

Originally posted on Bohemian Radio:
This month marks the 50th anniversary of the TV show The Jetsons. What was awesome about The Jetsons is that it showed us a marvelous…

September 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Hard Work Beats Talent When Talent Doesn’t Work Hard: Why Entitlement is Toxic

  We all hear these phrases, heck we’ve probably all used one before. “It’s not fair.” “It’s not my fault.” “I deserve (insert word here).” “That’s not my job.” “I … Continue reading

September 22, 2012 · 14 Comments