Photo Friday: National Road Trip Day

National Road Trip Day is the Friday before Memorial Day. This is how I like to do road trips. If you’re hitting the highway, be safe and have fun!

Photo Friday: Beer

The weather is heating up (slowly), and for me that means enjoying more beer. I ran across this picture the other day, and it brought me back to a trip to Germany. If you ever visit and get a chance to try Augustiner beer, do! It’s the best beer I’ve ever had. Dunkel and Helles…

I Stopped Spending Money On These Things, and So Should You

My personal journey toward freedom, mobility, and more fulfilling work has been transformative in many ways. For example, moving into a smaller home means having less space to heat, cool, insure, and clean. Getting rid of extra clutter reduces my worry about misplacing something or finding room for it. As I continue to downsize and…

How to Be More Interesting in Conversation

Want to be the most captivating person in the room (virtual or actual)? It doesn’t matter if you’re an outgoing butterfly or introverted wallflower. You have the smarts and charm to be interesting in conversations. Memorable and stimulating dialogue can lead to fruitful connections down the road. Awkward small talk, on the other hand, makes…