So, there is a conference coming up in Dallas for financial media called FinCon. And it's great! It's awesome hanging out with over 1,500 (my favorite number) folks who love talking about money as much as I do. And beer. And there is an event for folks who are not bloggers too. It's only $39 and the dude who runs FinCon is a great guy, so I know it will be a … [Read more...] about Wanna Meet in Dallas?
Ask the readers
All of my recent Ask the Readers have been deep and serious! I've been asking about focus, sleep issues and even death. No fun! Besides, why should y'all have to figure out my problems? I should just hire a therapist! The kids are back in school. There is new snow in the mountains. It's still dark at 6am. Summer is quickly fading. Summer Adventures We were traveling fools … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: Tell Me about Your Summer Adventures
Sometimes, I have to wander around for hours to come with a post idea. Other times, they just pop up out of nowhere and smack me in the face. The latter happened last week when I was hiking around Boulder with friends. First, we hiked up Mt. Sanitas: Then we stopped off for dessert breakfast: Afterwards, we stumbled upon this: Deep thoughts, especially … [Read more...] about What do You Want to do Before You Die?
I walk a lot, especially early in the mornings and late at night when it's not hot. I've noticed some danger signs lately in my rapidly gentrifying neighborhood: Cleaning crews: At least 10% of the folks on our street hire a cleaning crew to take care of their homes. For a family with working parents, I can see why this may be necessary. Life can be overwhelming. Been … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: Finding your Tribe
Last Friday, I had a magical experience. I had told the girls on Thursday evening that I'd be taking them to Rocky Mountain National Park. I looked outside on Friday morning and was annoyed by the heavy clouds. The girls would be upset if I told them that the trip was off, so I pushed ahead. I hoped that the clouds would break so we could see the park. I became more annoyed … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: Favorite Places on Earth?