It started out as an experiment of sorts. I was out of my 9-6 full-time job for months already, and had passed up offers at other companies so that I could "do all the things I'd wanted to do." Yet I was still lingering around San Francisco wishing I could really get out and do some traveling. Meanwhile, my
We both love our jobs, though, and neither of us could afford to take time off work. Solution: book a trip to Kauai for three weeks, find a beautiful place to live, and split working in the morning with vacationing in the afternoon.
Get this, it worked. Few people really missed us, no meetings were un-reschedulable, and, magically, we both figured out some pretty great ways to optimize what we were doing. Not to mention, what a beautiful place, I'm so glad I got to spend some time traveling and living somewhere else for a bit.