Is It Easier To Be Kind When Your Financial Life Is In Order?

This picture has nothing to do with this post, but this adorable otter showed up in our backyard earlier this week and I fell in love!

A couple of recent interactions left me reflecting on how kind so many of our “FI” friends are and I started wondering if this was more than just coincidence.

Meeting Up With Friends From Ecuador

This picture has nothing to do with this post, but this adorable otter showed up in our backyard […]

Happy (Last) Friday – Joshua Tree National Park

Last Friday, Mr PoP and I got the chance to go to Joshua Tree National Park in southern California. We were in the area for a combination vacation/work trip and were able to grab a day to see some of the wildflowers that have been blooming thanks to the rains that absolutely soaked parts of […]

All Bike Commutes Are Not Created Equal

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Nearly 4 years ago, I started bike commuting to work and loved (nearly) every second of it. Recently, though, I’ve definitely taken note of how spoiled I have been with the quality of my bike commute route. As so often comes to mind when I run into situations like this, I channel Joni Mitchell singing […]

Buying A Classic Supercar – The Money Parts

Chock full again - of the car of Mr PoP's dreams...

Readers, be forewarned. This was not a frugal car choice for Mr PoP. We knew long ago that whatever “fun car” Mr PoP ended up with it wouldn’t be frugal. And this thing sitting in the garage is far from frugal.

Still pondering names for this car… Any suggestions?

But he’s sure enjoying it […]

Mr PoP’s Very Happy Friday…

Not long ago our garage looked like this.

Empty – Gloriously empty of piles of construction materials…

But now our garage looks like this!

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