Ecological Economics 101

Traditional economics don’t fully account for all externalities, leading us to make costly decisions.

The Real Costs of Living //

Freedom Notes

We’re all just practicing for retirement anyway, right?

You Pack A Mean Cooler // Put Your Pants in the Freezer // Don’t Eat Breakfast // Zen and the Art of Creative Curries

Fancy Necessities

Spending less doesn’t have to mean living less.

Soap //

What Will You Do?

My ongoing set of blog-form answers to that nagging question all aspiring early retirees face so often

Ride a Bike Around New Zealand // A Reframing of the Question // Run A Marathon in the Desert

What Shit Really Costs

Revealing the sometimes hidden and full costs of ubiquitous parts of modern society.

A New Car // Gas and the Power of Data

The Resolution

Tracking my spending, successes, failures and learnings monthly as I try to meet my 2018 New Year’s Resolution of spending only $12,000 CAD for the year.

The Resolution // Buy Nothing // Reality Check // February // March //April // May // June // July // August // September // October // November // December // Wrap-up

My Mexican Casita

Annual updates on the investment that started it all, my humble Mexican Casita with space to live and to generate rental income.

My Mexican Casita 1.0 //

How to Change Your Mind

Your perspective forms a lot of your experiences. Change your mind, change your life.

Right Thought // Spending

Things We Waste

Coming soon…

Lessons from Baja

Coming soon…