Category Archives: pre-FIRE

FIRE.097 Churmoil

I find I truly enjoy my extraordinary life.  I feel I’m lucky in so many ways.  It’s so simple, yet so satisfying.  “Find the Positive.” There are people I know who always seem to have some mess of craziness (cluster*!@#) going on.  Their life seems to have so much turmoil and complication, just frequent stress-inducing …Read More

FIRE.094 Your Friends…Your Future

Many quotes are floating around the interweb—some of the quotes even come from actual books or speakers.  The main quote I hear is Jim Rohn’s “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”  That makes sense, you all get along, they are similar to you, etc etc. The quote …Read More

FIRE.093 I Can Wait

I was riding my bike today and that entails listening to podcasts and a LOT of thinking/calculating. Often I’m thinking so hard (and scanning the roadway) that I don’t pay attention to the podcast playing.  Do you ever find you are thinking and not paying attention to the sound of the TV or device playing?  …Read More

FIRE.092 Good News or Bad News?

Have you ever thought about your personality traits? I’ve learned over time to understand how I think.  I’ve been placed in situations where I come across information that I’ve had to evaluate and make a decision from. It makes me wonder how other people see situations, instances, information or crisis actions. The general questions are: …Read More

FIRE.086 Transition Thoughts

This is for Tracy. I’m excited to hear about your transition from full-time work—at the office you drove to and from every weekday—to your new work-from-home position.  What an amazing feeling to be free from both the office desk and the (mostly) wasted time in the car I have some thoughts for you to consider: …Read More