Category Archives: pre-FIRE

FIRE.078 Rev Up your Gym visit!

I’m so not normal. The other “morning” I went to the gym.  I usually arrive between 9-11a two days during the week.  At this time I tend to join a large contingent of silver-haired people moving their bodies to get their blood pumping in an attempt to better their lives.  It’s so inspirational.  It’s so …Read More

FIRE.076 Remote work change

So hopefully you read about my successful Job Design Change and realize the opportunity you may have to steer your own professional work ship.  Let me present an equally, or more amazing job change I performed.  Three sacred words for many: Work From Home, or two words: Work Remotely. The year was about 2005.  It …Read More

FIRE.075 Fully F* It Job Change

I was talking with some ChooseFI friends at our meeting/meetup after an excellent presentation on targeting your Super Powers and trying to push the other life tasks to the side.  I shared how I did an unofficial Job Design change. I worked at a mega corp for 18 years.  It was great.  The worst part …Read More

FIRE.073 Takeaways from my life to date

This was an article I wrote for www.Fiology.com Our story seems quite different than most, but anyone can use pieces of my life examples to better yourself, including my mistakes. Lessons:  My story to LifeInFIRE started as a (lucky) middle-class 12 years-old when I was taught how to save and how bonds/high-interest rates worked.  That …Read More

FIRE.072 Goodwill-Good Stuff, Goodness

This is an update to last year’s post. I went to Goodwill on Thursday, Jan 3rd, 2019 because I was passing by after the gym.  THE GOODWILL RACKS WERE PACKED!!!  I could not believe all of the items on the racks and shelves.  It was like hundreds of homes had cleaned out their over-consumption stuff …Read More