With paradise on the brain it can be difficult to focus on the little necessities, but there’s little left now but buckling down and doing the damn thing.
Planning across three horizons is helping us avoid the trap of “paralysis through analysis” while we strategize our escape during a p*ndem*c.
In planning our exit from society, I’ve often thought of one of my old movie favorites, The Shawshank Redemption, and what I could learn from the protagonist’s own daring escape.
A little less than a year ago we visited the Riviera Maya and now it’s coming full circle as we visit again to look for places to live.
I discovered that we could actually save more each month while only working 50% of the time, living within a typical expat budget in Mexico.
The dollar is an illusion that props up much of the wealth on Earth. As it falls, we’ll be forced to reassess our ideas of wealth and happiness. I for one do not intend to die both poor and unhappy.