Monthly Archives: May 2015

Dealing with Challenges to Our Retirement Dreams

I was contemplating the way Will and I seem–masochistically–to gravitate towards retirement plans that seem particularly challenging for us.  Certainly, we have many advantages and opportunities ahead of us, but we seem to fixate on what seems particularly difficult for … Continue reading

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Is It Possible to Vacation in Maui More Frugally…?

Several years ago, when Will was on business in Maui–yes, poor Will, right?–his taxi driver back to the airport told him something enlightening.  The driver, who had moved to Maui years earlier from the mainland, acknowledged that living in Hawaii … Continue reading

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Flea Markets Are Not Us! Maybe.

We participated in our town’s Spring flea market this past Saturday, and it didn’t take us long to figure out that we needed to learn a thing or two about who sells what to whom at flea markets. Grand visions … Continue reading

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