May 6, 2019 Life Update: Where do I go from here?

Last month I decided to start tracking these non-budget metrics: work, life, money. As a bonus, I day dream a bit in a section I call “I Dream of Early Retirement.” Here’s my latest update. Work For funsies, I just crafted a resignation letter that has me leaving in two weeks. It wasn’t even a …

Single Girl Life | Apr 2, 2019 Update: No New Friends

Since so much of my early retirement journey is not related to money, I’ve been trying to find another metric to track. Tracking another metric is for motivational purposes and serves as living documentation of other aspects of  my journey.  This is a preliminary post. If you have other things you’re tracking along your life …

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Sunday Funnies | Normal Nancy Meets I-Love-It-Lucy!

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 the girl in the cubicle next to me. They like to call people …

10 Ways To Tell You Have Impostor Syndrome (and what to do about it)

We’ve all heard the term impostor syndrome. It was a buzz word a few years ago and still clings to the wall of every women’s studies lecture hall.  But what is it? Basically, it’s the fibromyalgia of workplace dynamics – it primarily happens to women and if you’ve never experienced it, you don’t really believe …

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Sunday Funnies | Getting Thai Food With Immigrant Aunty

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 a recent visit with Aunty MERJ. We have quite the history. In my …

5 Unexpected Lessons from Freeform’s ‘The Bold Type’

One of the shows I thoroughly enjoyed this summer was Freeform’s The Bold Type. The series is available on Hulu and Sling, so if you have access to one of these streaming services, I highly recommend watching it.  I recently binge-watched the second season in two sittings after enjoying season one last summer.  I like …