Category Archives: FIRE

FIRE.065 What if the FIRE goes out?

I was wondering, at what point of an “oh-shit” disaster could/would cause me to go back to full-time work?  Is there a part-time-work crisis level?  What about the “I found some cool working opportunity that I like” to do instead of owning ALL of my time? Let’s back up before this moment of FIRE extinguishing.  …Read More

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