Though we're world-class in exactly nothing, and are in our late 30s, we actually have a lot in common with pro athletes. And we bet you do too! Let's talk about the best way to enjoy a life filled to the brim with outdoor adventures or whatever you're passionate about... even naps!
today we're tackling two topics: the question of how to define financial independence (and whether we've already reached that milestone without noticing), and sharing the contents of our already-full life bucket!
the movement to live simply is all around us. minimalism. tiny houses. the push to reject consumerism. the urban homesteading movement. slow food. we're all in on simple living, but that doesn't mean we're minimalists.
for years, we lived in one of the largest cities in the west, and had a very different lifestyle. a lifestyle we enjoyed. a lot. but which we knew wouldn't be sustainable long-term, if we wanted to retire early. you already know how this story ends: we left the city for the small town, in part to fuel our early retirement aspirations.
Today we have a guest post from Eat the Financial Elephant on the weight of your decisions -- both in finances, and in backpacking.
Today we're guest posting over at Eat the Financial Elephant about our dirtbag dreams, and how reaching the summit of a mountain is a lot like reaching financial independence.