Tag Archives: daily life

Car Free Is the Way to Go

It has been interesting to read your site and compare my notes with your experiences. Continue reading

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Comments on Getting Out of the Rat Race

I was particularly moved by a letter written on your site by Peter a 61 year old wondering why he feels the need to escape the rat race and if other people feel like that too. Continue reading

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Q&A From an Aspiring Near-Term Retiree

I am actually starting to visit different international sites to “recon” where to retire, and I have a 6-8 point criteria of what I think I want.
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Dancing Through the Pain

I once greeted my first husband at the door, wrapped in Saran. Being his usual pragmatic self, he looked at me and asked, “Aren’t you cold? Where are the kids? What’s for dinner?” Continue reading

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Did You Really Say, “Far Out, Man?”

“You’re a living history lesson,” the lad will say as I scoop another portion of Metamucil. “Is it OK to pop some questions?” Continue reading

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What Will I Do with All That Free Time in Retirement?

I feel as though I have been ‘institutionalized’ by working for almost 40 years and the freedom that appears to be there for me creates fear as well- what will I be doing with all that free time? Continue reading

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I Want to Leave the Rat Race

I frequently feel a need to break free from the rat race Continue reading

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See the World on 10k Annual Income?

We know a man who does some “slow travel” and he lives on $12k a year and seems to be able to manage that fairly well. Continue reading

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Q&A with a Reader: Working Overseas While Retired

Hello I am interested in going to one of your suggested retirement locations but I don’t have enough money to simply not work. Continue reading

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Starving for Time to Ourselves

Between the time we spend commuting, working, etc. and things we have to do each and every day of our life, most people don`t have but 1 or 2 hrs a day to themselves. Continue reading

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