Today's guest post is from my friend Carla! Carla is a friend and all-around excellent human who happens to be another Longmont local. She has an excellent podcast with her husband Robert called Pennies and Popcorn. Check out the episode that Doug and I appeared on where we discuss Fight Club. Today, Carla guest posts to discuss different flavors of FIRE. Take it away … [Read more...] about A Fi By Any Other Name
When I started my YouTube channel back in 2019, I had grand plans:I can't wait to show the world our DIY live-in flip! Mindy and I will take movies of our work and then show the world what we're doing on YouTube. I'll publish at least once a month!-enthusiastic and silly meAnd then the world went to hell. It's been almost 2 years since I've published a video.But, … [Read more...] about New Video: DIY Update!
Wait, 2021 is over already? What the heck happened? 2020 trudged along like a drunken sloth trying to scale Mt. Everest. 2021 seemed to fly by in seconds...2021 was a pretty great year. I'm thankful for all of the adventures I got to experience:I'm even more thankful that my daily life was interesting, challenging, and filled with good humans.Money, $$$, … [Read more...] about 2021, 2022, VTSAX And Chill
We're BIG do-it-yourselfers. I love to look at a dated home and imagine the possibilities.Give me your teal toilets.Show me your brown bathtubs.Let me tear out your 1970s decor.I shall make it beautiful.The sense of accomplishment I get from doing the work is incredible.The home we just completed in Colorado was our biggest effort. Here is the before … [Read more...] about The Why Of DIY
I never thought that I'd bother with a YouTube channel. Who wants to watch me yammer on? Yikes...But, what better way is there to show a home remodel than with video? So, I started a channel: https://www.youtube.com/1500daysYouTube Channel!The purpose of this YouTube adventure is to document our live-in flip. A live-in flip is where you fix up your primary home. … [Read more...] about Live-In Flip: YouTube Home Tour