5 Observations Since Being Retired

I know… It’s been a long time since I’ve posted.  I just had way more time to write when I lived a regular life of working 9-5. I could write during my lunch break, in the morning before the kids got up or at night after the kids went to bed. Now, the kids get up super early and I seem to sleep in a little more than before (probably because I am way more active and need more rest).  And now when I get any kind of break I just always find other things to do that are more pressing. Continue reading “5 Observations Since Being Retired”

I feel too busy to be retired…

So it’s been 2 weeks since we left the big city and stopped working full time. Time has definitely slowed down and I have already mistaked a Monday for a Tuesday twice (our new garbage day). As I mentioned before, the house we moved into was about 99% complete but we still have a ton of work to do around the house and working on completely redoing the outside. Continue reading “I feel too busy to be retired…”

So How Did the Big Move Go?

When we purchased our house in October, I had this brilliant idea that we could move all our belongings to another city 500kms away without a moving truck. We are pretty minimalist so I preferred this option rather than having to pay $400 for a 10 foot moving truck. If some of you don’t know, when you do a one way move, you can just rent a small moving truck or van; the minimum size is the 10 foot truck. I wasn’t going to pay all that money for our few things that wouldn’t even fill up half of that truck… Continue reading “So How Did the Big Move Go?”