Honey, I Bought a Farm

Honey, I Bought a Farm

Tweet That’s right – I bought a farm.  But more on that in a minute.  First, I’d like to explore how I got here… The thing about retiring in your 30’s is that you have a lot of time on your hands.  And the thing about having a lot of time on your hands isRead More

How To Be A One Car Family

Tweet Man, time flies… It’s been almost 4 years since I sold my old Jeep and we became a one car family. When I did it, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I had recently read Your Money or Your Life and Early Retirement Extreme, and I think I was stillRead More

The Lost Art of Leisure

Tweet “A plongeur is a slave, and a wasted slave, doing stupid and largely unnecessary work. He is kept at work, ultimately, because of a vague feeling that he would be dangerous if he had leisure. And educated people, who should be on his side, acquiesce in the process, because they know nothing about him and consequentlyRead More

Bored In Retirement?  I Don’t Think So!

Bored In Retirement? I Don’t Think So!

Tweet This morning I woke at 6:30, not by an alarm clock but by the quiet lurking of my 6-year old son as he crawled into bed with my wife and me.  I rolled over, told him good morning, and just rested quietly with him next to me. This rest I experience in the morningRead More