“Retirement is wonderful if you have two essentials: much to live on and much to live for.” Unknown The Christmas Epiphany One year ago, Maggie and I had our Christmas Epiphany. We watched the finger of God poke through the hazy summer sky and wiggle around looking for its target. It eney-meany-miney-moed around the bathers... Continue Reading →
Is Self Help Doing Generation X More Harm Than Good? This Gen Xer read 31 Self Help books this year to find out. The surprising results are in...
What do skydiving and early retirement have in common? A big come down! And, as it turns out, retiring from extreme sports has some surprising lessons for early retirees.
Busy? Getting Busier? Try this quiz to radar-check your Speed of Life. Chances are, you're stuck in the FAST lane. Here’s how to SLOW life down.
Feel like something's not right in your life? Or worse, nothing's right? Figuring out the root cause can be tough. What if there's an answer sheet for life?
1999 days until retirement. A progress report: We’re on track to provide for our future (retired) selves and, surprisingly, our present selves are happier.
Sudden Onset Grumpy Old Fart syndrome can be tough on sufferers and those around them. This is the story of how I overcame anger. It’s a survival story - with fart jokes.
Thought much about dying? Not the bit where the piano falls on your head (or squashes you mid coitus - more on that later), the bit afterwards where your loving family tears itself apart in a bare-knuckle fight over your mortal estate. Here’s how to avoid the drama when you finally tap out. Read More...