Preparing for reverse culture shock
Sep17

Preparing for reverse culture shock

We are now under the one-month mark until we return the US for some housesitting and to hopefully get the final decision on a long-term base. After being gone from the US for almost 4 years, I’m expecting a healthy dose of reverse culture shock.

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Our Base Conundrum
Aug25

Our Base Conundrum

In preparing to slow way down, we’re trying to figure out just where that will be. This has created a bit of a conundrum, as you might imagine.

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Maybe it IS time to settle down
Aug20

Maybe it IS time to settle down

When Tigger announced he was ready to settle down, a part of me almost felt pain. Now, I think I may be more eager than him.

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Turn It Off
Aug06

Turn It Off

From time to time I see comments about someone being excited to go somewhere remote so they can turn their cell phone off or be “disconnected.” When I don’t want to be bothered by my cell phone, I use a highly innovative procedure.

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Bocas del Toro
Jul09

Bocas del Toro

Tranquilo. Adopt it. It’s the saying of Bocas del Toro, and once you step foot on the island it’s hard not to adopt this famous Panamanian catchphrase.

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