Future Goals

I have been thinking about some self-improvement/self-love things I want to do over the next several years or so. I am blogging so I don’t forget this stuff. Sometimes my bright ideas are like a SnapChat – only here for a minute…. Here are these goals: Financially I still need to cash in my wholeContinue reading “Future Goals”

Where Did It Go?

This year my discretionary spending has skyrocketed. Year-to-date I have spent over $3,500 on travel, $2,000 on gifts and $1,800 on the financial planner. That is $7,300 that did not go into my savings account. I am also over $1,300 on my clothing budget. Fortunately over-budget does not mean in debt. I am paying allContinue reading “Where Did It Go?”

Deep Thoughts on the Morning After

I can be a deep thinker and I had some deep thoughts about life, etc. after hanging with BC. Have I settled for too small a life? Have I given up too soon? Am I willing to make other tradeoffs to have more? What does more look like? Do I want a bigger job, biggerContinue reading “Deep Thoughts on the Morning After”


I have been having a small pity party for myself over the past day or so. No particular reason. I have been feeling a bit lonely of late, but I immediately addressed this. I don’t feel sexy and desirable on Bumble, and the guys I like don’t reciprocate. I am mildly concerned about housing costsContinue reading “Morose”

Retirement Update :: July 2021

Figuring out my retirement path is an interesting mental exercise. I had a financial planner look at my situation and we delved deep into the numbers. I pulled out the report to remind me of what we discussed and where I needed to be headed. I am glad I did. My housing costs may comeContinue reading “Retirement Update :: July 2021”

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