A family man, engineer and engineering manager, Norm worked in the high tech industry for 30+ years. He worked on projects in space exploration, computer storage, digital imaging, video security, and high end computing. All of these were high-stress jobs at places like Martin Marietta, Fujitsu, StorageTek, HP, Schneider Electric, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
With a wonderful wife, he helped raise two great boys in Colorado USA, and tried to experience everything the area had to offer. The boys are on their own now and living their own dreams, so the time came for an adventure. That's where this story begins.
Originally from Kansas, Deb spent most of her life in Colorado. She has always loved animals, working in vet hospitals and as a groomer for many years. With a little help from Norm, she raised two amazing young men who are showing their own skills and talents in the world today. She discovered beaches, ocean water, and islands on her honeymoon back in the day, and never forgot how that made her feel.
Deb was the driving force behind the plan to retire early. While her husband worried about the dollars and cents, Deb knew it would all work out and pushed for the good life over the safe life. And that's where this story begins.