Oh, The Joys of Blogging with a Spouse


(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


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


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…]