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2017 Goals and Dreams: A Guide for the Year

Goals and Dreams

Every new year gives us a way to become better people, and 2017 is no different. Here are our personal goals (well, mostly Ruby’s) for the year ahead. Note that this does not include professional goals (that part is private).

What’s Wrong With Staying Home?

What's Wrong with Staying Home

With the “I Quit My Job to Travel the World” movement, more and more people are becoming unhappier staying at home and doing chillax stuff. We look at this from the other side, those who just want to stay in the comfort of their home and *gasp* are happy about it.

Treat Your Weekend as a Vacation

Sunset in Tennessee

“What are you doing this 3-day weekend? Anything special?”  “Oh you know, just need to tidy up around the house, run some errands. Maybe see a movie or something.” “How about going to Nashville on a 3-day weekend? Or a roadtrip? Or take an all-night bus to a new state you haven’t been to before?” …

The Cubicle Dwellers Manifesto

Cubicle Workers Manifesto

You probably all know that Peter and I work full time. But here we are, managing to blog and type our thoughts, experiences, and travels in this blog. Because of a very frustrating bureaucratic experience I just had, I am writing this open letter to each and everyone of you who may be reading this …

Why You Should Reach Financial Independence

Financial Freedom

Oh Financial Independence – our biggest long-term goal. Peter and I are in our 30s, and as more and more airline and cruise deals keep popping up, the more of the world we want to see. How will we do that if we’re employed full-time right now? Well, we can’t. Except we vowed that we …