Very Tiny Houses

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 girl. Exhilarating days for us. Absolutely magical. Soon the crazy […]

Hanging out on the beach

The Zero Hour Work Week

No shocker here, but In my mind, it’s easier to write about financial wisdom than it is to actually practice it. Those of us aspiring to retire early are sometimes characterized as “cheap”, “tightwads”, and even flat-out crazy. Today’s post will describe a bit about the “why, how, and when” […]

Expensive TCF Stadium

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 some NFL, even though so much of both sports is […]

Cold Weather

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 why the heck there aren’t more bikes out there with […]

Getting Started is 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. What can I offer that hasn’t already been said by countless others? I’ll carve out my […]