Why I really decided to start a Blog. I have 4 real reasons why I started this blog listed below and one fakish reason I usually tell when asked. The disingenuous one is that it keeps me motivated/honest with myself on my quest for FIRE. I have seen that reason floating around the blogosphere plenty … Continue reading To Blog Or Not To Blog
Law - Here at last I found the juxtaposition of my various strengths and interests. Some combination of juvenile traits, stubbornness, machismo, vanity, had a legal education as third on my list behind the military and politics. Fate is a funny thing. I have always had a head for unorthodox thinking and a deep seeded … Continue reading Why The LAW?
I was living what the Romans called Mos Maiorum or 'The Way of Our Ancestors'. To be a good citizen meant a career, or at least in my case, a stint in the Military, Politics, and the Law or Civil Service. "No-one could be so unimaginative, so intellectually idle that he would not be fascinated to know how … Continue reading Mos Maiorum
So I was raised in a middle class white flight suburban dreamscape. It was a Rust Belt city slowing choking to death on its own fumes in the midst of Reagan's 'New Day' in America and life was pretty good. I was outside from dawn till dusk doing God knows what because bad things didn't … Continue reading Part 1; By Long and Winding Path
I finish law school and marry that girl. Now we start to see some life moments relevant to finance. We have enormous Student loan debt, over $200,000, but we both land decent jobs. My blood is so working class that this is what I think I look like in a suit; I once bought dress … Continue reading Part 2; Electric Boogaloo