≡ Menu

travel

10 Things I Will Bring When We Move to Paradise

{ 59 comments } 10 Things I Will Bring When We Move to Paradise thumbnail

Do you have an ultimate goal? My ultimate goal is to acquire a piece of land in a nice tropical location where I can build the RB40 villa. We’ll build several small and environmental friendly huts for vacation rentals. It will be like a luxurious campground where family and friends can have a reunion or conduct [...]

Where Would You Move to After Retirement?

{ 81 comments } Where Would You Move to After Retirement? thumbnail

Thanks goodness the weather is improving in Portland and the rest of the Pacific Northwest. We had the wettest December ever and this winter will go down in the record books. Portland and Seattle are famous for our gray skies, but it’s really not that bad once you get used to it. We usually get [...]

Is Spending On Experience Overrated?

{ 54 comments } Is Spending On Experience Overrated? thumbnail

Last week, I received my High-Tech Antitrust settlement check in the mail and I deposited right away. (Woo Hoo!!) The arrival of the $7,000 windfall was particularly timely because we were running a bit low on cash. We paid some big bills recently and had only around $6,000 left in the bank. That’s not bad, but [...]

Our 2 Week Costa Rica Vacation

{ 34 comments }

Whew, we’re back from our 2 week Costa Rica vacation. It was a great trip, but we were getting worn out by the end. Fourteen days is a long time for a 4 year old kid. Toward the end, he was getting really homesick. And the best part about any vacation is coming home. Nothing makes [...]