I have some big physical goals for this year. The first one is a half-marathon in Portland on 3/31. To hold myself accountable, I’ll report my progress here every Friday. For accounting purposes, my week starts on Friday morning. If you have goals too, report your progress in the comments! Also, if you know how to make running suck any less (it sucks tremendously right now), … [Read more...] about Half Marathon Training Update #2: Forrest Gumption
Today's guest post comes from The Graying Saver who discovered the FI movement in his mid-40s. Something I've always enjoyed about the FIRE community is the diversity in ages of those involved. I discovered the movement at the age of 43. Since then, I've met FIRE fanatics as young as 17 and as old as 70. Another aspect of the FIRE community that I enjoy is that we tend to be … [Read more...] about How The Graying Saver Conquered Grumpiness With Gratitude
I have some big physical goals for this year. The first one is a half-marathon in Portland on 3/31. To hold myself accountable, I'll report my progress here every week. For accounting purposes, my week starts on Saturday morning. If you have goals too, report your progress in the comments! Update #1 (1/6 - 1/12) I was laid out this week with a nasty bug. My nose … [Read more...] about Goal Update #1: Infinite Toilet Time!
Camp FI: Florida Edition I spent last weekend at Camp FI (financial independence) in Florida. I've been to other FI related meetups ranging from local BBQs in neighbors' backyards to the Ecuador Chautauqua. These meetups are fun for many reasons: Money nerds: Most of us who attend these functions are money nerds. It's not unusual for a person at one of these events to tell … [Read more...] about Camp FI: Florida Edition! (Nerds, Rockets and Personal Growth)
Bah! A post about New Year's resolutions! How novel and creative! NOT! But tis' the season, so I'm going to ask about them anyway. Before I do, I want to tell you how I'm approaching it. Resolutions Suck (but...) I've always disliked New Year's resolutions. Why do we need a new year to make a new beginning? Start today, not on 1/1! Try to improve and reinvent yourself … [Read more...] about Goals?