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Single Girl Life | My Week Ending Sep 14, 2018: Paid Time Off!

Welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey. In case you’re just joining us, here’s a little bit about me.  I am a single 30-something, openly Christian, hesitantly immigrant-y, human woman. I enjoy watching TV while eating takeout, and I want to retire early. I currently work as a consultant in a tele-health call center making around $40/hr. …

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Sabbatical 2020: In Which I Take Back My Life

Welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey. I have a lot on my mind at the moment, and this post has been brewing for a while. The initial draft was started earlier in the summer, but the idea of taking time off from work is documented in my personal journal as early as March 2017 …

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Notes on Life | My Week Ending Aug 24, 2018: Fasting, F Bombs, Liar

Welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey. In case you’re just joining us, here’s a little bit about me.  I am a single 30-something, openly Christian, hesitantly immigrant-y, human woman. I love watching TV while eating takeout, and I want to retire early. I currently work as a consultant in a tele-health call center making around $40/hr. …

My Back to School Shopping and Life List

My body is rejecting my current level of inactivity. But obviously, like a human, instead of trying to fix the problem, I’m throwing money at it. I love back-to-school season anyway. It’s a new spring so to speak. Historically, I do better with structure and automation. The less decisions I have to make in any …

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Notes on Life | My Week Ending Aug 17, 2018: Corner of Tears, Sleepless in RTP, The Bold Type

Welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey. In case you’re just joining us, here’s a little bit about me.  I am a single 30-something, openly Christian, hesitantly immigrant-y, human woman. I love watching TV while eating takeout, and I want to retire early. I currently work as a consultant in a tele-health call center making around $40/hr. …

My Bite-Sized Goal For the Fall

So traditionally we check-in with ourselves at the start of the new year. Well, I recently stumbled on Montana Money Adventures’ (MMA) annual check-in post, and it made me reflect on my year so far. She calls it creating your “Best of” List in which she and her family highlight memorable moments from their year …

Sunday Funnies | A Midwesterner in California

Welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey. The single girl is at it again. This one took a lot less time than a full Saturday. I guess I’m getting the hang of this creating thing after all. These are scenes inspired by my time in California. I love California and would love to return, but …

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Notes On Life | Aug 10, 2018: Crazy Rich Asians, Systems Fail, The Good Kitchen

Welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey. In case you’re just joining us, here’s a little bit about me.  I am a single 30-something, openly Christian, hesitantly immigrant-y, human woman. I love watching TV while eating takeout, and I want to retire early. I currently work as a consultant in a tele-health call center making around $40/hr. …

Using Scenes From My Childhood To Figure Out Where To Live Next

Using Scenes From My Childhood To Figure Out Where To Live Next

I have made quite a few lists over the past five years or so of what I wanted out of life and where I wanted to live. Often inspired by a pithy movie quote or reality TV confessional, even the occasional TedTalk or sermon, my quest for self-improvement is long-standing. With this blog though, I’m …