Winter 2017/2018 Life Update

We’re fresh back from vacation, and ready to start a new fiscal year!

Net Worth: $324,979

Latest cool place we’ve been:


Latest labyrinth discovered:


That would be the Prismas Basalticos in Mexico, and a desert labyrinth smack in the middle of fabulous Las Vegas! Continue reading


Fall 2017 Life Update

We’re now 3/4 of the way through 2017, and going strong!

Net Worth: $297,578

Latest cool place we’ve been:


Latest donut cake devoured:


That would be Myra Canyon, a decommissioned rail route through the mountains (literally through – there were tons of tunnels like these), and my 31st birthday donut cake. Good times!

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Summer 2017 Life Update

We’re more than halfway through 2017, and it’s been excellent! Time for our quarterly life update.

Net worth: $274,459

Latest cool place we’ve been:


Latest Holy Pilgrimage completed:


That would be Lisbon and Chartres Cathedral, respectively. Chartres Cathedral has not only one of the world’s oldest walkable labyrinths (+++ for labyrinth-obsessed Stephs), but also a veil worn by the Virgin Mary. Cool place to pilgrimage to! Continue reading

Our Journey Thus Far – in Numbers!

-Written by Steph

It’s always nice to look back at the path that’s brought you to today. This post is a brief summary of the year by year process of the first half of our early retirement journey, detailing that slow, sucky process that everyone hates – the waiting time where your net worth increases are almost entirely from savings, and your investment returns are minimal. Luckily, it only lasts a few years! Here’s where we’ve come from so far… Continue reading