And now the real work begins

January. 2016. The beginning of another year of major change. About two months ago, we made the big decision to eliminate most of our home-related possessions—including our home—to eliminate the cost and effort of maintaining two places while we meander about the world. We decided not to take any action until after our vacation and the holidays, but now here we are... Continue Reading →

When one door closes …

I really wasn't looking for work yet. I was just getting used to the idea that we were going to start our Phase Next a little earlier than planned, and that now I had time to start working on preparations. But a month after being cut from the job that I was expecting to transition into... Continue Reading →

Big decision made

We have been struggling with the following, interrelated questions: Do we spend only six months of the year away from Canada, our home country, in order to keep our medical coverage active? If we come back to Canada for six months, which province do we come back to? We have siblings, parents and friends in... Continue Reading →

Now what?

Life has a way of throwing pie in your face. Sometimes it stings, sometimes it introduces you to a yummy new taste to savor, and sometimes it does both. At the beginning of October 2015, we were just beginning the 10-month planning stage of what was to be our triumphant leap out of the full-time workforce and into Phase... Continue Reading →

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