Why did I let go of my motorcycle dream?

3 years ago I bought myself this beautiful motorcycle as an early retirement gift. I know, flashy, and not exactly frugal. but I reasoned myself that the costs of maintaining a 2-wheel drive are considerably lower than those of a 4-wheel drive. That, apparently- was only half true. Apparently, my small 125 Honda PCX insurance …

The lamest frugal tip that can save you money!

*This topic was addressed by me before- but I recently saw that there were technical problems with the post+ in my opinion money saving is important enough to be reminded of again- so here it is! My closest friend is a retired lawyer like me. we used to work at the same place for 13 …

No one owes me anything!

I am a very judgmental person. Not only towards myself- which would have made it difficult for me yet quite a relief for others- I criticize everyone and everything. Most often- I would lay my harsh judgment on someone or other- only to realize moments later, that I am guilty of the same behavior. So …

“Why not go to paris to buy a Chanel bag”?

So this morning I saw a WhatsApp message my friend sent me last night(I change to flight mode” at 18:00. no desire for any kind of interaction after 18:00. told you I go to sleep early- around 20:00. She wrote:” want to go to paris with me in november so I can buy the Chanel …

Instead of Botox?(part 1).

So I turned 53 this week, and I thought this is a great time to share my encounter with the ultimate fountain of youth- Botox . As usual- I remind that I am no dermatologist or health instructor or registered dietitian or registered anything- except an early retired lawyer who happens to believe in doing …

The story we tell ourselves.

Yesterday I went for my usual run, in my usual trail, only to realize the trail was blocked due to constructions work. I admit- My first instinct was to head back home and do some bands and free weights workout. I know what I sound like. But that’s the truth Then I looked my sneakers …

Everything is definitely connected.

I think it’s safe to assume you knew that already. didn’t you? So I was thinking about the quality of my workouts lately and decided I should share my insights since I have a lot of free time to think about all kinds of stuff working people don’t have the time to stop and wonder …

I wish people would stop saying these things.

If you are in the mood for a happy sunshine and flowers post- Well this ain’t the post for you. I decided its high time I say it- Some people say things that are simply annoying-and I’m not talking about the obviously atrocious racist chauvinistic things that are to be condemned in every way and …

Never get bored with salads!

There’s this stigma running around for thousands of years, tying between salads and dieting women. “oh me? I’ll have the salad!” (then most movies-books- TV series depict said woman looking sadly at her plate and -if given the opportunity- helping herself to her companion’s plate.) We all understand the “subtle ” subtext: Salad is not …

“I’ll start saving when I have serious money”.

*Before I start- the disclaimer thing- I am not a financial expert, banker, or related in any way to Elon Musk. I have done my research-go do yours. Your money should matter to you- because it is the key to your financial freedom-AKA- your freedom. If you happen to be one of those unicorns and …