BEC Scheduled + A Trip through the Puget Sound

Patrick is a NINJA CPA Blogger.

It's Saturday morning and the kids are up playing games as we try to rouse ourselves out of bed.

After much prodding from the Admiral, I scheduled BEC for February 28th. It felt kind of good signing up for the exam and seeing FAR and AUD greyed out. This should give me more than enough time to finish up my studying.

I finished-up Capital Budgeting and moved on to performance indicators, accidentally skipping over the financial management module. I do all of the MCQ's for each module. I'm still averaging about 75% for the first time through, where FAR and AUD were more like 50%.

On the other hand, I suspect that the material is easier for everyone across the board, so I don't think it's a good indicator of my potential to pass.

We really enjoy live-aboard life and are looking to up-size to something larger, but studying on the boat was a horrible idea. It's actually MORE distracting than studying in our house. So I've been studying at work each night, which is working well (free hot cocoa). My work is only a couple blocks away.

I'm excited for next weekend. We're sailing to Seattle, a 120 mile round trip through the Octopus-infested waters of the Puget Sound. I'm sure the weather will be miserable and I'll be outside most of the time. Under several layers of clothing, I will be listening to my own audio review CD.

This photo is of our dining room/living room, a.k.a. the salon. Behind me is our pantry which we've narrowed down to tea, PB&J, and a few critical spices. In the upper right is the radar and gulf-war era GPS. Forward is head, and v-berth.

A lot of people ask what it's like living in such a cramped space. Well, it's much easier than living on an Army tank with three other grown men.

 

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