Only in America

We’re getting down to the home stretch on moving to China. We’re working hard to get things done now because we know that time is running out. I’ve got a bunch of things on order that I’m expecting in the mail including our visas, some business software, and a years Read more…

Is a Year a Long Time?

When I tell people that we will probably be gone for a year they are always shocked and say something along the lines of, “That’s a really long time.” But is it? I’m not so sure. Originally, when I was just dreaming about this trip, I did think a year Read more…

The Cleaning Continues

Every weekend is dedicated to ripping apart some part of the house and getting rid of all the unnecessary stuff. What’s amazing is that even though I have cleaned out a certain area, like the bathroom closet, I go back and find all new stuff to throw away. Here is Read more…

The Hardest Goodbye

Call me cold-hearted but I’m not going to miss much when I’m gone. I’ll see my house, my cats, my friends and family soon enough. In fact, I’m looking forward to not seeing them all for awhile. Part of the fun of traveling is getting away from the familiar places Read more…

A Cup of my Own Tea

Normally throughout the summer I’m busy snipping off bits of one herb or another to dry and enjoy in cups of tea throughout the year. But this year I decided not to bother. After all, I won’t be here this winter to enjoy it and dried herbs, if properly stored, Read more…