Freedom Countdown Two Months, and I Love New York (Sort of)


OK folks. It’s getting real—only two months to go until quitting time. Even Groovy Cat’s senses are on high alert. His ears perk up every time he hears us discuss our plans. “Oh boy”, he says to himself, “soon I’ll have even MORE of mommy and daddy’s undivided attention!” In last month’s post I’m Engaged to … [Read more…]

I’m Grateful for My Brand-Spanking New LiftMaster


I’m grateful for my brand-spanking new LiftMaster. But if you think I’m trying out a new butt-tightening machine or taking up power-lifting, let me ease your mind. The LiftMaster is our new garage door opener. Isn’t she a beauty? Lightning struck our garage last week. It also nailed a tree just beyond our front yard. … [Read more…]

Why Aren’t You Living in a Trailer?


Calling all millennials. Calling all millennials. Why aren’t you living in trailer parks? I know this is a rather bizarre question to direct towards our beloved millennials, but hear me out. I did a quick Craigslist search of cheap rentals in my area, and, by far, the cheapest options were trailers. Pictured below is one … [Read more…]

Reflections of a Financial Tough Guy


When I was growing up on Long Island in the late 1970s, my favorite band was a local bar band called the Good Rats. And without a doubt, my favorite Rat song was Tough Guys. If you care to listen to the song that greatly stimulated my fifteen-year-old brain, here it is. Admittedly, the Rats aren’t for … [Read more…]