How to Start Saving Money

Multiply-by-25 Rule (from passion savings) The Multiply-by-25 Rule (click on link for full article) “The power of the Multiply-by-25 Rule is how it gets to the nitty-gritty of what is going on in the money management project. Why is it you want to save? It’s so that your money can start earning money, and thereby a bit of…

Don’t Dull My Sparkle

Have you found that there are people who will never allow you to be happy. They always find some way to pour water on your fire no matter what? The simple thing to do would be to just cut those people out of your life.  Sometimes however, it’s not that easy, especially if those people…

Renewal

I’ve decided that this month October, 2017 will be my month of renewal. Shedding the old and exploring the new and reviving some of the thoughts I’ve had by putting them into practice. I’m born anew over and over again. My metamorphosis is not always complete hopefully this time I will not stay in the cocoon…

Am I A Failure?

I may have failed at certain things that I’ve tried but I’m not a failure. Everyone has experienced failure. The thing is to keep on trying. Keep pressing forward. Failure is giving up and I have definitely not give up. The travel business I tried to pursue wasn’t for me. I’m no longer going down…

Operation Exit: Week One – 11 Sept 2016 – 17 Sept 2016

Operation Exit: Week One – 11 Sept 2016 – 17 Sept 2016 I participated in this writing project my niece Write to Bliss put together. It was called The Love Habit. She ascribed one love habit per day and one could write publicly or in one’s journal. I wanted to hold myself accountable so I decided…

My Three Simple Steps to Happiness

1. Live in the moment instead of always wishing for something else. 2. Concentrate on what you want Instead of constantly pointing out what you don’t want. 3. Don’t be overly concerned about what others are doing.

My Two Month Trip to Kenya

It was supposed to be an epic trip to three different countries. I intended to visit Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. I never left Kenya. In fact I didn’t even explore all of Kenya. However, it was a fantastic trip. I rented an apartment in Diani Beach and I slowed down. I spent an inordinate about…

Alone in the World Together

I’ve been taking some more steps towards my goal in becoming a minimalist. It’s taking me years but it’s my journey and I’m doing it at the pace that works for me. Anyway, I’m clearing out the garage. Some of these boxes have been sealed since 2009. It’s been interesting seeing certain things and wondering…

My Trip to Kenya – Part 3 of 3

My Trip to Kenya Part 3 Picking up where I left off from part 2. Today (8 June 2015) is the last day in Kenya for my friend and her daughter. We took a Mombassa City tour and got some shopping in. Had lunch and it was time to head to the airport to drop…

My Brief Tips – Trip to Havana, Cuba

View from across the water at the ferry port in Regla It is perfectly legal for Americans to travel to Cuba without applying for permission in advance as long as your trip falls within one of the 12 allowable reasons. If you are doing a self guided trip it may be more economical to travel…