This past weekend was Sydney’s 8th birthday. She had her party at an indoor gymnastics gym and everyone had a great time. This is her last birthday party “at home” so it was a special one. Next year, we have no idea where it will be or who it will be with.
Archives for September 2012
On Monday I gave notice at work. For the past four days I have been trying to figure out how I feel about that. I have worked for the same employer for 12 years, been planning to do long term travel with my family for 5 years, and have been blogging about it openly on […]
Today our daughter is celebrating her 8th birthday; a day we’ve been waiting over 5 years for. But what is so special about 8, you may ask? At 5 you enter school, at 13 you become a teenager, at 16 you can drive, but what happens at 8? For us, and many other travelers, 8 is […]
Yes, the sale of our house finalized today. We are free to wander about the world… If anyone in the Portland area is looking for an excellent real estate agent, we highly recommend our agent, Tonya Hurt at http://tonyahurt.com. She really knows what she is doing and did an excellent job of selling our house. […]
Click thumbnail to enlarge A few years ago we were walking down a secluded beach on the Big Island of Hawaii. We came upon this massive green sea turtle laying on the beach enjoying the warm sunny day while the turquoise water gently lapped at the shore. I slowly walked up to this massive sea […]