Oh, The Joys of Blogging with a Spouse

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(A Play in One Act)  Characters: Mr. Groovy         Mid 50s, blogger, husband to Mrs. Groovy Mrs. Groovy       Mid 50s, blogger, wife to Mr. Groovy Setting:                The play takes place in Mr. and Mrs. Groovy’s home office.   Act I, Scene 1 It’s late at night. Mr. Groovy sits alone hunched over computer, typing. Groovy … [Read more…]

There’s Nothing Like a Death to Give New Meaning to Financial Independence

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Any lingering doubts we had about quitting our jobs next October disappeared when Mr. Groovy’s grandmother passed away almost two weeks ago. There’s nothing like a death to give new meaning to financial independence. “Nanna” was 96 years old. She had 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren. She was a sweetheart of a … [Read more…]

Being Half Mustachean Ain’t Too Bad

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My brother, Brother Groovy, is a very curious fellow, and lately he’s been on a self-sufficiency kick. He wants to buy land in the country so he can build a little house, grow some food, and raise some chickens. He’s also exploring the feasibility of powering his little country house with solar. Since the idea … [Read more…]