Mr. Groovy’s Guide on How To Get Fit


Here’s my guide on how to get fit. Or, better yet, here’s how I have managed to get and stay fit. Steve at Think $ave Retire recently had a great post discussing the limited value of how-to guides. The steps that worked for the how-to guide writer probably won’t work for you. To achieve something audacious, … [Read more…]

The Co-Pilot Must Speak Up


In Malcolm Gladwell’s book Outliers, there’s a chapter called “The Ethnic Theory of Plane Crashes.” In it, he investigates how cultural influences affect pilot behavior in the cockpit. He points to Korean Air, which had more plane crashes than most any other airline throughout the 1990s. And he attributes the problem to cultural hierarchy. The … [Read more…]

Go Curry Cracker is Making Me Crackers!


Last week wasn’t good. First, two of my favorite bloggers, Steve and Courtney of Think $ave Retire were featured in Forbes. Early retirement for them will mean selling their two homes, buying an RV, and traveling the country. Forbes found this very intriguing, and so do I. “Damn it,” I said to myself. “I want to do that.” … [Read more…]