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Walden, jungle style

Forgive me for re-using this quote from “Walden; Or, Life in the Woods” (1854) by American essayist and philosopher Henry David Thoreau. But my current situation calls for it. 608 more words

Thoughts On Life

2 Weeks In

It will be 2 weeks back in Hawaii tomorrow. Still adjusting to my new life here. Trying to figure out what I can do to keep me out of trouble. 548 more words

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Moving Stories: A Long Stay in Limboland

As I write this we’re in week 14 of what I once estimated could be a 16-week transition; it’s gonna take a bit longer.

The transition began when our move was confirmed and my daily routine was suspended: in favour of clearing out, preparing our shipment, travel planning; dismantling our life in Congo while researching new schools and new neighbourhoods in Denmark. 999 more words

(Expat) Living

The Big Move

After saying goodbye to all the horses at work this morning (yes I cried,) and a short stop at a very special friend’s house, I started to drive towards Las Vegas. 335 more words

Southern Nevada

*2 Days*

I’m now counting down the hours and it’s becoming incredibly real.  I’ve made my list of all the errands I need to run and along with the job of packing, it’s going to be a long day Monday.  43 more words

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Growth - and thoughts on change

We have now been in Bali for 5 weeks, and the kids have just finished their second week at the Green School. There have been ups and downs, joy and frustrations, and we have come to realise that big life changes are exciting, but also really challenging, and that one must accept that adapting to a new environment with new culture, new people and a constant overload of new sensory input takes time. 387 more words

Thoughts On Life

The Big Move

This was the hardest thing I’ve done. The last year and 4 months was whirlwind, doing things I’d never thought I’d be doing with Oat or just by myself. 398 more words

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