Kids are on vacation. We’re laying low, playing board games, eating way too many leftover Christmas cookies, visiting the Oakland Zoo lights, and watching Elvis movies. (Who knew “Jailhouse Rock” was such a kid-pleaser?) I wasn’t planning to be on the blog at all this week. Then I read a book I enjoyed so much [...]
…At some point, of course, I realized I wasn’t happy. I was trapped. I had money, but not time. It was like being surrounded by food, and dying of thirst…It turns out that there is a way out of this mess. There are people all over this country–both women and men–who have made a conscious decision to value their time more than their money. Against the formidable current of popular culture, they have decided that this may be the only life they will ever have, and they’re going to live it fully.