June 8, 2018: Rest in Peace, Tony. You will be incredibly missed. Thank you for inspiring us all to be better human beings. Anthony Bourdain: My Hero. Talk To Someone Now If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United … [Read more...] about Anthony Bourdain: A Hero of Mine
Travel and Places
I've complained a lot lately about the weather here in Minnesota. It's supposed to be spring, and the mid-April norms are upper 50s. And yet, the blizzard whipping through outside is oblivious to these meteorological statistics. The despair has me wondering, is it possible to be Financially and Locationally Independent while pursuing Early Retirement? Where should you live? My … [Read more...] about Where Should You Live?
I've been patiently biding my time, waiting for the snow to melt away and the temps to clear the 50F hurdle. Maybe I mentioned it before, but winter and I do not get along. A post from a while back probably gave me a brave face, but I'm not afraid to admit the truth now. Let's dive into my early retirement diary, volume 2: Early Retirement Extreme! What's in Cubert's … [Read more...] about Early Retirement Diary: Volume 2
Fondue, anyone? Today I'm going to share some photos and blather on about the beauty of Switzerland. What a neat chunk of planet this place is. So for those of you aspiring to Financial Independence, keep saving up and put this destination on your travel list. Switzerland travel tips, here we come! For those of you already debt-free and looking to travel somewhere awwwzome, … [Read more...] about Switzerland Travel Tips
Any day now. It's coming up. The annual wintertime vacation to someplace WARM. Ever wonder how to have fun during the cold winter months? And at the same time, not worry about sh*t like money and budgets so much? Read on... In two weeks, the Cubert family will be getting on a plane (you know how I love air travel) and zooming off to the desert southwest. It's time for a little … [Read more...] about How to Have Fun and Not Worry About Sh*t so Much