August Goals

August has started out pretty hot. Temperatures in the high 80’s and low 90’s. Looking forward to my favorite season, autumn.

Net Worth

Should be positive this month.


  • 401[k] personal: $140.82
  • 401[k] employer match: $70.41

Total: $211.23


  • Savings: $1,560.04 [rather large number – will explain in month end wrap up]


  • Personal loan 2: $200 payoff April 2020
  • Key Bank: $43.50 paid off this month

Total: $243.50

The Great Outdoors/Travel

  • Camping in Bellingham & Arlington
  • Geocaches: Complete harder terrain/dufficulty caches of 3 and above.

Hand Crafts

  • Hexipuffs: 5
  • Make two felted owls and a hand bag


  • May be revamping this.


  • Create composte pile
  • Chicken yard clearing


  • Move two book shelves to living room
  • Bring my two book shelves from storage to spare room
  • Clean up spare room
  • Create sewing space in spare room [will involve bringing more items from storage]
  • Go through storage so I can eliminate that expense at the end of August

Better Health

  • Complete 2 hikes
  • Start working out again 2 days a week
  • Journal my food choices

Here’s to this month!

* For the purposes of Geocaching, the notations above are [smileys] logged as found [dnf] did not find [v] virtual [r] retrieved, [d] discovered [v] trackables visited] & [mng] meet n greet.

**I found out this past month that if I have a trackable I will never get rid of I can have it visit all of my caches which will show a map of where I have been. I have a trackable dog tag on my dog and use that one as my personal map of visits.


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