How the Simple Life Can Lead to a Productive Life

If you agree that life is more complicated every day and any help in simplifying matters would be welcome, then consider for a moment a two-step approach to dealing with the leading cause of disagreement in my house: Money! My children ask a lot ...Read More

Settled and Starting Over

Back in September I wrote a post titled As I Watch Some Friends Pursuing Their Dreams… as a way to hold myself accountable to make the changes I wanted in my life. After much todo, I am happy to report I have settled into ...Read More


simple doesn’t mean owning nothing; it means owning only what you need and what is useful to you. ...Read More

Renters: Save Money on Doing Laundry

If you rent a house or apartment, chances are you spend quite a bit of time at the local laundromat washing your clothes. Most units don’t have their own washing machines, so you probably have to drag your bags of clothes back and forth ...Read More

The Truth About YOLO

I have seen YOLO around a lot lately in blogs, newspaper articles, magazines. In case you don’t know, the acronym YOLO stands for You Only Live Once. Trouble is, it’s not just a cute phrase that people can use to be cool and hip ...Read More


I have been thinking a lot lately about value. What it means to me, what it means in my life, my work, the purchases I make, the time I spend working, hanging out with friends, or just reading a book. It’s strange how as ...Read More

Do You Have The YES Virus?

Right now I am reading Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion by Gary Vaynerchuk and because of how much I love the book I also subscribed to his blog. His video post today is titled “The YES ...Read More