Category Archives: Something Completely Different

Notes From the First Week of Freedom

I announced that I was done with formal work last Friday. I sent my laptop back on Monday of this week. I’m not at all sorry to see it go. It was a piece of crap that caused endless frustration. Good riddance! I … Continue reading

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Free

It’s official. I’m done with formal work*. So long and good-night job. It was very nice to know you, but I’m happy that our paths now diverge.   1/10/2017 (Tuesday) I started writing this post on January 10th. I was … Continue reading

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The Greatest Life Hack of All

Writing doesn’t come easily. Here is how it usually works: Inspiration!: I come up with a very basic idea for a post. Most of the time, the spark arrives comes when I’m doing something completely unrelated to the blog. I record the idea in a … Continue reading

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Ecuador Part 3: Passion Reignited

  Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring … Continue reading

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Why I Write from the Throne

Ask the Readers takes a break today. Last week, I asked you about conquering fear. I wanted to know how to get over an old fear of public speaking because the Mrs. and I are giving a talk this week. … Continue reading

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Day 1500

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. – Lau Tzu   Day 1500 is here: The Journey: Days 1 – 1500 Day 1 (January 2013) When I started this blog, I was running … Continue reading

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Ecuador Part 2: My Peeps 4 Keeps

You know you’re reading high journalism when the title of the article resenbles a text from a 13-year-old girl. Stay with me folks, it will all make sense. Or maybe it won’t. I wrote an overview of the Ecuador chautauqua experience … Continue reading

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Four Phases of FI

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. –Mark Twain I think a lot about my life. Probably too much… Phase 1: Normal life Dates: 1973 to October 2012 Money: $0 … Continue reading

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Back Soon…

Life has been super busy lately and I’ve also been tired. When I’m exhausted, I lose what little creativity I have. I tried to write something for today, but my heart wasn’t in it. So today, I give you a … Continue reading

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Ecuador, Part 1: Pictures, Pilsener and more Pilsener

I’m writing a three part series on my experiences in Ecuador: Part 1: Pictures, Pilsener and more Pilsener Part 2: What I Learned (12/14) Part 3 : My Epiphany (12/20) Today, I give you Part 1. A couple weeks ago, I met up … Continue reading

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