Revenge of the Small House

Revenge of the Small House

Back in the late fall of 2012, while happily habitating our small house, we learned we would become parents of twins. Within weeks of that incredible news, we’d found out they would be fraternal twins – a boy and a

The Zero Hour Work Week

The Zero Hour Work Week

or, A Formula for Early Retirement It’s easier to write about financial wisdom than it is to actually practice it. Those of us aspiring to hang it up early hear from time to time that we are “cheap”, “tight”, and

The High Cost of Being a Sports Fan

The High Cost of Being a Sports Fan

One of the many ways to fill up our precious time and consume our hard-earned dollars is following a favorite sports team, or teams. Especially this time of year, when American football is in full-swing. I enjoy college football, and

The Power of a Cold Shower

The Power of a Cold Shower

I try to bike in to the office at least twice a week. The ride is eleven miles each way, of mainly side streets, with a handful of highway overpasses. Nothing too difficult at all, so I’m often left wondering

Getting Started… Always the Hardest Part

Getting Started… Always the Hardest Part

When I think about all of the wonderful and insightful blogs that have led me to start up my own, I have have to admit, it’s awfully intimidating. Just getting started is plain difficult, but also exciting at the same