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Why Can’t I Slow Down

I hurry to tie my new winter boots. I struggle to get my fur coat on. The zipper drives me mad. Next comes the gloves. Then the hat. Then it’s a matter of getting my backpack on my back, getting out the door, fumbling in the giant pockets for the keys, locking the door, putting […]

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Who Knew Olive Oil Would Cause So Much Hate

“Too expensive.” – More than one person who has been to SeloOils.com And: There was a little Twitter spat about it… Selo Twitter: “It’s silly to put a price on what you put into your body…” Some dude on Twitter: “$65… a liter? Good luck with that, dude.” Selo customer: “Go be poor somewhere else” Some […]

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Why Does a Checked Bag Have to Be So Difficult?

A recent true story out of Yours Troubly’s life in Eastern Europe… When trying to purchase a bag for my recent trip to Ukraine, the airline I was flying on wouldn’t let me purchase a bag online (I booked through my credit card and the bag wasn’t included). One would think, in 2018, that it […]

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Watching Sports Is So Beta, Bro

You know, I often see advice floating around about how watching sports is such “beta” behavior, and that if you truly want to get ahead in life that you need to cut it out. And now, I’m going to present you the ultimate solution. First off, my thoughts: I think the advice isn’t so black […]

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Millennials Won’t Ever Own Homes, Here’s Why

This post originally appeared here. In February of 2016, I walked out of my corporate job for the final time to my new life of freedom. I anticipated several years of being a poor digital nomad, scraping by with $1,000-$2,000 a month until my businesses got some traction, or I had to return to the […]

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It Was In This Moment…I Missed Home

The cashier at the restaurant handed me the credit card terminal. I slid my card into the terminal, as I’d done many times before. As the reciept printed, I removed the card from the terminal—also, as I’d done many times before. It was then she yelled at me. She was speaking a language I couldn’t […]

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It’s Always, “What Do You Do Now?”

It’s funny how you still get asked the same questions as you get older. When I was first on the verge of graduating high school, I was always asked, “Well, where are you going to college?”. As I approached the conclusion of my college career, that question became, “Well….what are you gonna do with your […]

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