How much money do you need?



Now that I’ve retired and my lifestyle is changing and becoming simpler while other are still running the daily race, I often find myself asking how much money does a person need? Young people, especially, are under constant, often severe stress, to achieve, to have “stuff,” to feed the consumerism beast that pervades every aspect of our lives both online and off. No longer does it seem “the norm” to want to keep up with the Jones’, Continue reading


Wow, what a winter it’s been. I can’t believe it has been more than a month since I’ve posted. Winter colds, family visits, and nursing a minor back injury, all topped of by a Caribbean trip have kept me hopping (or not hopping as the case may have been).

Anyway, It’s the beginning of March and spring is just around the corner. Yay!

Cherish your special moments.

While I was practicing Tai Chi this morning, something sparked a memory from my childhood. While I’m learning that simplifying my life means not dwelling on the past because I can’t change it, Continue reading