After decades of a career in accounting, I monetized everything. Unlearning that vicious behavior has been and continues to be a challenge. In the business world we are taught time is money. Every move an employee makes, every moment the clock ticks, every step in a decision making process is assigned a dollar value. We […]
Will Shopping Fill the Void?
Do you ever feel that you have a void to fill in your life? Well, I’ve found myself shopping or thinking of shopping for days now. Will shopping really fill the void that I think is there? The objects I find myself longing for are items that support my values and goals, some of which […]
Hawaii Winter: A Time to Reflect
It’s winter in Hawaii. Cooler weather is here. The large waves have arrived. The mornings have been delightfully crisp. Our move to the Hawaii homestead is complete! One mango tree is fruiting out of season and today we tasted our first fruit. Butterflies are fluttering about in the sunlight as it peaks through the mango […]
Living Sustainably in Hawaii On A Budget
Live in Hawaii on a Budget? It’s no secret that living in Hawaii is very costly. The Tax Foundation ranked Honolulu as the 4th most expensive city in the United States in 2018. Yet, we are we able to live sustainably in Honolulu on a fraction of those around us. How? First, we establish a […]