Category Archives: blog

FIRE.062 CampFI…Mind Blown

72 hours of amazing! Last weekend I joined 60+ AMAZING people for a weekend of…well, when I really think about it, was a weekend that’s almost indescribable. It was a group of people “taking control of their financial lives in order to build an amazing future.” It was a group of people who have vastly …Read More

FIRE.061 Super Frugal – Upper Frugal

I know in so many ways I am frugal, but reading about vacation homes and muscle cars seems to distort the frugal picture.  I then started thinking about people who are super frugal and live a VERY low cost of living. Then I wondered if there was an upper-Frugal, a super-frugal.

FIRE.060 Sum of the Parts

It’s NEVER just one thing that matters.  It’s how the pieces of everything add/work/multiply together to give a higher—or much higher— output. I grew up in the 80s.  I was really into hard rock music.  Yeah, I knew some of the bands had a couple cool songs, and of course, I knew some were just …Read More

FIRE.060 Magical Mornings

BEEP BEEP BEEP !!!   Oh, the sounds of mornings throughout the world. Is it so shocking so many millions of people are angry, grouchy, touchy?  With everyone starting their day in a shocking manner, basically being barked at by an LED @$$hole ordering you to get up and get to work, no wonder there is …Read More

FIRE.058 Life Can Sucker Punch

A longtime family friend just lost their spouse unexpectedly.  Their passing is crushing for all of us, especially the surviving spouse of nearly 30 years.  They were very close to each other, outgoing and fun to be with.  Life can change in an instant. I love EVERY day.  I’m privileged to be in the situations …Read More

FIRE.057 One-Step Below Cool

It seems most everything I do is one-step below cool.  I do not have the perfect everything.  I do not think of all the cool things I’d like to have.  However, I have an absolutely great life, but it’s not perfectly awesome and luxurious.  I guess it’s just plain-old awesome.  [“Find The Positive“] I know …Read More