I'll bet you've never seen a title like that on a blog before. Allow me to explain.I've been pretty busy lately. The Project House is almost ready to become a furnished rental:I'm still working on leveling out the back yard. When the weather is nice, I've been building a retaining wall which involves a lot of digging:But the fun doesn't stop there. I'm … [Read more...] about Digging, Mudding, Building, Cincinnati, NYC
Ask The Readers: Summer Travel!?
One of my favorite parts of a FIREy life is slow travel. Before I left work, my vacations were like this:Ask boss for one week off. Fly somewhere on Friday night after work. Run around like a crazy person trying to cram 21 days of activity into 7. Arrive home exhausted on Sunday night. Go back to work Monday morning in a daze.Now, travel looks more like … [Read more...] about Ask The Readers: Summer Travel!?
Vacation Update 3: NYC!
I'm on vacation, but I can't quite stay away from the blog, so I'll regale you with vacation pictures and tales from the big city.This post was supposed to go in chronological order, but after seeing the September 11 Memorial, I have to go there first.My 9/11/2001 I was at work writing code when the attacks happened. A co-worker named Ginny mentioned that a plane had … [Read more...] about Vacation Update 3: NYC!
Friday Mindfulness: Wonderful Warren, Pianos and NYC Pizza
In an effort to be happier, I'm working at being mindful of all of the great things going on in my life and beyond. It isn't easy, but these post help me ignore the crap and focus on all that is good.Warren BuffettWarren Buffett released his annual Berkshire Hathaway letter last Saturday. It's impossible to read it and not be happy and optimistic. Here are some of my … [Read more...] about Friday Mindfulness: Wonderful Warren, Pianos and NYC Pizza