Do you even retire? In truth, I don’t consider myself an early retiree for a number of reasons. However, I have been observing how I spend my time during the last 4 years and I thought this topic might relate to those who are either taking some time off by choice or if you’re on […]
Take an active role in your healthcare
Don’t be a baby Ok…this post is really about being focused around your own personal responsibility for taking care of your health. If you haven’t done that in the past, or are not used to it, then you should really try to get used to it, and figure out what that’s going to take. As […]
Top 5 Tweets for Sept 2020
Social Media Marketing I’ve always said that I wish my Twitter stats could be my blog page view stats. Well, unfortunately it doesn’t work that way. If you’re reading this, you’re probably curious about figuring out “what works and what doesn’t”. I might actually make this a regular feature of my blog to […]
After 4 years of what?
You’ve heard it all before I left FT employment in January 2016 and have been in-between several things and various projects. One of the main things I’ve struggled with is figuring out “what’s next?”. I don’t think that’s such a big surprise for most people, because people warn about this pitfall in any type of […]
I was poor, then I was rich and now I’m (feeling) poor again
It’s all in how you see it Ok….so I’m not “poor poor”, but I’ve been feeling poor lately. That is largely because of my wife’s furloughed job, with small prospects of coming back, and the increased competition in the job market, should either of us want to earn a salary again. These kind of changes […]
My new blogger manifesto
What a long strange trip it’s been I’ve had this blog, in one form or another for 4 years this coming Fall. FOUR YEARS people!! Frankly, it hasn’t been a wild success. I’m not saying I haven’t had my moments, but I do think I’ve reached a turning point recently, regarding effort. A big part […]
Really…what CAN I work on during this time off?
What have I been waiting for? Since I’ve been taking some extended time off still, and one year has turned into four, I’m still searching for meaningful work and increased productivity, I’m thinking that a lot of people will be experiencing that now. Granted, I’ve had some things going on…bone marrow donation, hip replacement…you know, […]
The day I became “o.k.” with dying
I know it’s morbid… It’s not the easiest topic to discuss, especially during times like this, but this also relates to how a realization like that can change your relationship with money. This blog is also meant to be journal for myself that friends and family might look back on years from now. I’ve only […]
Is friendship still a thing in the 21st century?
The reality is this, people get their own lives and people die. Those 2 things will ALWAYS be a constant. I’m just not sure where that leaves us with friendship in the 21st century.
All the “What if’s” in the world
When you’re only half way there This is really a story about “wandering” when you decide to take some time off. I’m still in the process of taking some extended time off and left full time employment 4 years ago now. My wife still works a full time job and is the sole income for […]