Well, it is late-January and I’ve been thinking about this post for the last three weeks without actually writing anything. While I’m not a huge fan of “New Year Resolutions”, I do think it is important to regularly reflect on my own successes and failures from the past and set goals for the future, Read More

My 20s were remarkable. I had lots of wonderful experiences, met loads of amazing people, traveled to many incredible destinations, and learned a number of surprising things. Although it is hard to come up with a list of only 20 highlights from the last 10 years, these are definitely the 20 experiences that stick, Read More

Click HERE to Read from the Beginning 9. Road Trip to Victoria and Hiking the West Coast Trail and Juan de Fuca Trail Summers in Canada are wonderful and I made the most of July/August in 2010 when I completed a road trip with buddies from Calgary to Vancouver Island and then hiked the, Read More

Click HERE to Read from the Beginning. 14. New York After having no interest in visiting New York for a number of years due to my perception of it being a large and unfriendly city, I finally made a trip there and was very pleasantly surprised. I have always enjoyed smaller towns and villages and, Read More

Some people tell me about the places they want to go again and again but never seem to actually plan to do it. The first thing I usually ask is “why haven’t you done it already?” or “why don’t you go soon?”  to which they often respond with a variety of trivial excuses. I’m, Read More

Ever since I was a teenager forced to take a “Career and Life Management” class I have focused on setting goals by creating a list of 50 things I want to do before I die. Essentially, it is just a list of my current dreams, goals, and life objectives. I post it in my, Read More

Less money spent means more money saved More money saved means the longer you can live in financial peace and security Financial peace and security comes from owning less Less stuff owned means less to carry around, move, or have to travel with Less responsibility for your stuff also means less maintenance and more, Read More