My middle son has a thing for narwhals. If you’re not familiar with them, they’re often called the “unicorn of the sea”. To me, they look kind of like a cross between a whale and a unicorn. A long time ago, he did a science project on narwhals, and ever since they’ve been his favorite […]
This past weekend was the opening of blueberry season here in CT – at least at our favorite local farm. We like to go to Litchfield Hills Blueberry Farm because they have a huge farm and a tremendous variety of berries, meaning the growing season is months long as opposed to just a few weeks. […]
Today I’m reflecting on mortgage free life. Three months ago, I hit the submit button on the mortgage companies website, getting rid of the last debt we had. Today I’m talking about different aspects of debt free living – from the mentality of “we don’t have a mortgage, so we can afford it!” to how life doesn’t necessarily change in the ways you think it might.
Happy birthday to me, Happy birthday to me, Happy birthday dear Liiiizzzzzz…. Happy birthday to me! Now that I’ve gotten not one, but two songs in your head, lets talk about this years birthday! Talkin ‘Bout My…Generation! OK CMO, calm down with the song references. You’re showing your age. I am a sometimes Gen X, […]
Today I’m ranting about my least favorite question that gets asked too often during the job application process. I’ll talk about why the question just isn’t one an applicant can answer – and share some tips about what you can do if the question comes up when you apply for a job.
I’ve been giving a lot of thoughts lately to the “why of FI”, or financial independence. The FIRE movement seems to get a lot of press because of the “RE” – or Retire Early – part of the acronym. After all, we’ve all seen the stories of people retiring at 30, 35, or their early […]