Retiring Early — What is Retirement?

The first step on our journey to this third third of our lives was to consider the prospect of retirement. This took some reflection as we are both lifetime workers. There is a strong connection with work, both for me personally and for the culture in which I live. On the one hand, there is a question about retiring early. On the other hand there is a question about what it means to retire. Continue Reading →

What is it with these tags?!?

Update: I have greatly simplified my life and I am moving further away from digital tools. More on that later, but know that the tags are removed and we keep only Technology, Humanity, Storytelling, and History. All by author save History that is by year. To your right you will see a word cloud entitled Luggage Tags. These are the tags I use to provide paths through the content here. I call it the Dewey-Gibson system. I started it when I decided to catalog my library. I have moved a lot in my life. Every time we move houses my Continue Reading →