I Got Another Reminder Today

I took my daughter to the park this morning and there was another girl her age running around with what was clearly her grandfather close behind. We introduced them to each other and got to talking ourselves. After a while, it came up that he’s been spending more time with his granddaughter recently since hisContinue reading “I Got Another Reminder Today”

One year into “Retirement”: How’s it going?

I can’t believe it’s been over a year since I left my full-time job. As for most people in the world, 2021 was another strange year. And despite ongoing challenges, especially in the world at large, there was a lot to celebrate. We got vaccinated and had a pretty “normal” summer. We managed to haveContinue reading “One year into “Retirement”: How’s it going?”

I’ve been “retired” for 6 months, how’s it going?

Despite planning for early retirement for years and knowing the simple math behind it, when I first quit my job on January 6th of 2021, my emotions were all over the place. I was torn between excitement for the possibilities early retirement would hold and anxiety about what could go wrong. At the time (andContinue reading “I’ve been “retired” for 6 months, how’s it going?”

I “retired” to be a stay-at-home Dad

I officially quit my job on January 6th, 2021.  My wife and I have laid plans and built our financial foundation for years so that I could have the privilege of spending more time with my family.  My wife will still be working, and the extra income will be nice, but frankly not necessary.  IfContinue reading “I “retired” to be a stay-at-home Dad”