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Happy Labor Day!

Near Ouray, CO

Today in the US, we are celebrating Labor Day. According to Wikipedia, Labor Day “constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of their country.” Most of us who get labor day off use it as a day to relax, have a barbeque, or catch up on yard work or other household chores that may have fallen to the wayside while we’ve been working. We work very hard and sacrifice many of the things we enjoy to bring home a paycheck. Lately, this is a topic I’ve considered at great length. Am I making the most efficient use of my time at work and home that will get me to my ultimate goal of financial independence? Can I really get to the point where everyday is Labor Day? Some days it seems I’m on the right path, and others seem like I’m spinning my wheels, which may not be a completely bad thing. I encourage everyone to enjoy today. Spend time with your family if you can. Tomorrow, when you head back to work, take a second to see if you are working for an end goal or if you are also spinning ...

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Happy Labor Day, Useless Fact Edition

For those friends in North America, I hope you all enjoy your day off. For those friends elsewhere, I’ll think of you while you’re at work. Since it is a holiday, I’ll share a few useless, interesting facts about me. I have been to Graceland six times. (I lived in Memphis for a while) I once rode a mechanical bull. (It hurt) I love most animlas but am terrified of spiders,  birds, and teenagers. (not particularly in that order) Daniel Boone’s sister is buried in my hometown. (Our one claim to fame besides moonshine) I know your day will be much better now knowing these facts. I hope everyone has a great holiday or Monday, wherever you are! What’s your favorite Elvis song? Would you rather be locked in a room with spiders, birds, or teenagers?      

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