What Now?

We are still living in transitional housing….. and we are slowly inching our way forward. The holidays and a government shutdown tend to slow your forward progress when it comes to purchasing a home and all the other details of reconnecting your life. For the next few months, my role will be to continue to … More What Now?

Our Time Away

We just arrived back in Cartagena after a whirlwind tour of the West Coast, but it was everything we hoped for!  Friends, Family, Food and Fun!  We weren’t sure how the kids would respond to going home after only a few short months and then having to leave again, but it turns out that kids … More Our Time Away

3 Months In…

We are at the 3 month mark and it is not hard to believe we have been here this long.  It feels like 3 months and we have accomplished as much…  In this past month we have ventured out visiting places via boat and longer car trips.  Our comfort level with our neighborhood and all … More 3 Months In…

Going Home…

There is one very magical thing that happens when you leave home for an extended period of time, you get to come home!   The anticipation is almost as good as the event itself.  For weeks now, we have been talking about who we want to see, what we want to do and the places … More Going Home…

From Pines to Palms

I’m an Oregon girl, and we do Christmas trees better than anyone.  So to get into the Christmas spirit when living in the Caribbean, one has to make a few adjustments.  But it really isn’t that hard to trade in some pines for some palms, when they are decorated to the nines!  Just check out … More From Pines to Palms