Browsing tag: Learn from mistakes

What grade school teaches us about our future

Published June 23, 2017   Posted in How to Think

If you like to learn (and since you’re reading this blog, the answer is definitely “YES”), then grade school was where it was at.  It seems like with the passing of each grade, us studious young human beings took the knowledge and experience acquired over the past year and used it to shape the next. We grew, […]

That time I was almost bat-shit stupid…again

Published October 19, 2016   Posted in Having some fun

Back in 2010, I did something dumb. Okay, not just dumb, but certifiably bat-shit stupid. To this day, I kick myself every time I look at it. I mean, I “like it” I suppose, but it’s just an object. A “thing”. Why did I spend so much money on this thing? And believe it or […]
With all this talk about early retirement and the hilarious financial mistakes that I made in an earlier life, it is tough to consider the possibility that maybe, just maybe, all that money that I recklessly blew through in my 20s might actually turn into a good thing. I have written before about how imperfect I […]