Two year FIRE-Anniversary, unexpected expenses, withdrawal agonies, gratitude, regrets and other observations!

Two year FIRE-Anniversary, unexpected expenses, withdrawal agonies, gratitude, regrets and other observations!

A few days ago, I realized my two year FIRE anniversary was coming up. We were renting a parking spot near Seattle for the RV from a couple we met through the FIRE community. I had just come back from another trip to Germany, where I went to help my parents out, because my mum had to have one more surgery. TDA stayed back to […]

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Slab City, the last free place on earth? Go with an open mind or don’t bother going!

Slab City, the last free place on earth? Go with an open mind or don’t bother going!

Last year in October we spent a few days in Slab City. I  have been wanting to see it in person ever since I read about it many years ago. It has also been featured in “Into the Wild” and a bunch of other stories, so yes, I was curious and it was on my bucket list. But I wanted to stay there for a longer […]

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Journey Inward, Circle of Control and New Year’s Resolutions

Journey Inward, Circle of Control and New Year’s Resolutions

I have not posted in quite a while, I know. Besides several work related trips, I also was away on a journey… a long overdue journey inward and I made some surprising discoveries in the process. Now with the year coming to an end and Winter Solstice right ahead of us, for many people it’s time to take stock and make plans or resolutions for […]

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