Life Lynx
Life Lynx

Life Lynx

This blog is about living life to its fullest with thought-provoking essays that will touch on faith, philosophy, art, and fun.

The Butterfly Chronicles: Chapter 2

7 Aug 2021 3 minute read 0 comments The Lynx

(For Part 1, visit here first) I did not know how to interpret my vision. The butterfly is a symbol of hope and life, patience and resurrection, transformation. After we lost Hannah, I did more research on the blue butterfly in particular. It turns o...

How to Save for Early Retirement

30 Jun 2021 5 minute read 0 comments The Lynx

I am on a pathway to save for early retirement. I have a plan and I am sticking to it. I know that I may have to move the goalpost at some point, but I will get there.  I believe that most people can do this if they are disciplined and follow these s...

The Butterfly Chronicles (Part 1)

8 May 2021 2 minute read 0 comments The Lynx

The year was 2008. It was a typical warm West Virginia July afternoon. Bees were buzzing; weeds were wreaking havoc in my garden. I was tying tomato vines to trellises. Hannah was having a really hard time. It seemed that I was always in a spirit of...

Learning to Fly

1 Apr 2021 3 minute read 1 comment The Lynx

Despite having the famous Pink Floyd song “Learning to Fly” stuck in my head for the past couple of days, this essay has nothing to do with rock music or drugs. It’s about my current focus in life. I have skied more in the past three months than the...