Episode 001 Retrospective

Well, I did it. Episode 001 is done. I’ve received a fair amount of feedback privately, which is nice, but also makes me wonder about the amount of work I put into the polls and feedback stuff allowing for public feedback. It’s still early though, so I’m not that worried about it. It’s been said that I’m my own worst critic. So what have I learned, and what did I think?

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Episode 001 – Foundation

Well, it took a bit more time than I wanted, and I almost delayed, but the first episode of Frugal FIRE is up and ready for you to start providing feedback. (Note: That was an awful auto-thumbnail. So awful, I’m keeping it.)

I’m not going to go so far as to say that yelling at your <<device you are watching on>> is going to be helpful, but this show is somewhat unique in that the content and show is very much shaped by your direct feedback. So how can you provide feedback? Continue reading Episode 001 – Foundation

An Introduction to Stuff & Things

I was spending a bit of time thinking about the concept of reviews and products here. It’s a bit of a tough situation, because a big part of my particular flavor of frugality is minimalism, so stuff is something I try to avoid. However, I know that stuff can be helpful, and stuff does not necessarily mean being a mindless consumer. I am of the idea that anything one buys needs to have a purpose at which it excels, and it needs to last. Reducing waste is a personal goal of mine, and part of that is avoiding low quality stuff that fails us. I am going to have another post that discusses, in detail, the underlying philosophy that will guide products and services as they relate to this site, and to this show. Continue reading An Introduction to Stuff & Things