A Seven Day Itinerary and Budget for Big Bend National Park, Alpine, and Marfa, Texas

If you like dark skies, wide open places, and uncrowded parks, then Big Bend National Park should be high on your list of U.S. national parks to visit. Big Bend National Park is the 20th least visited national park in the United States, with around 450,000 visitors per year (though COVID-19 may skew the numbersContinue reading “A Seven Day Itinerary and Budget for Big Bend National Park, Alpine, and Marfa, Texas”

Distract Yourself From Overtrading With a Small, Shiny Object

Once the herd starts moving in one direction, it’s very hard to turn it, even slightly. –Dan Rather If you watch financial news at all, then you probably have seen all of the digital ink that has been spilled over the wild swings in Gamestop stock since the beginning of 2021. Let’s be clear, someContinue reading “Distract Yourself From Overtrading With a Small, Shiny Object”

How Much Do Moonshots Affect Your Chances of Retiring Early?

Opportunities pop up for everybody all of the time. It’s the way that we progress. It’s whether or not you’re in the right frame of mind or in the right stage of your life or if you’re even looking for them [that determines] whether or not you see them. –Ben Brown If you’ve been watchingContinue reading “How Much Do Moonshots Affect Your Chances of Retiring Early?”

If You Received Your COVID-19 Vaccine, Expect Issues With V-Safe

Two days ago, I received my Moderna COVID-19 first of two vaccine injections. Fortunately, there were few side effects. Only side effect so far is a sore arm, sort of like a tetanus shot. #COVID19 #vaccination https://t.co/o5VDTPFwN8 — Jason Hull, CFP® (@hull_j) January 21, 2021 In the documentation I received upon getting my injection, thereContinue reading “If You Received Your COVID-19 Vaccine, Expect Issues With V-Safe”

I Got the COVID-19 Vaccine for Free, So I Am Donating the Cost to Buy Vaccines for Lower Income Countries

My wife and I have been very keenly interested in the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our lives. We’ve been following the science, because, after all, we’re much more inclined to believe what scientists such as Dr. Anthony Fauci have to say versus, say, politically motivated spokespeople. After all, if Dr. Fauci is citedContinue reading “I Got the COVID-19 Vaccine for Free, So I Am Donating the Cost to Buy Vaccines for Lower Income Countries”