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Death Conquers All: Reconciling Ambition With Satisfaction

“For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.”

-Arnold Schwarzenegger

 

A Little Backstory

I haven’t shared this with you guys yet, but a lot of the inspiration for starting this blog came from the loss of my brother.  Well, we weren’t blood brothers, but we were tighter than most friends and took to introducing each other as brothers, so it stuck.  He and I served together for most of our time in the military and being two very young Marines out in the real world for the first time, you More >

To Reclaim your Time, Control your Spending

“Economic independence is the foundation of the only sort of freedom worth a damn”-  H.L. Menken

Money is Time

To completely live our lives according to our own true values requires that we become independent of the influence money holds over our lives, which generally implies that we must become financially independent.  Almost everything that we do in this day and age costs money, whether it is upfront costs that we pay one time, or fees and expenses that just keep adding up.  I know this isn’t new information, but I think that most of us have a tendency to put things like this out of our More >

Dead Man Waking

Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life.  Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.-  Theodore Roosevelt

This being my first post on this new blog, I guess that it’s only proper that I start by telling you a bit about myself.  I’m a fairly normal guy; I have a family, I work, I have a couple of hobbies, and I put my pants on one leg a time, just like you.  The only real difference is, that once I get my pants on, I say “hey dead man, wake up, you only get one shot at today, what the More >

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