Yipee: Our Texas Home Has Tenants

Believe it or not, this has been one of the big sources of stress we've had since returning to Texas this year.  We came back early in April than the original planned date in June, due to family illness.  It turned out to be a stressor because the tenants had us believing that they were … Continue reading Yipee: Our Texas Home Has Tenants

Less IS More: George Carlin Had A Point About All That *STUFF*

It's a great feeling to start a new year knowing we've accomplished and experienced so much as a family in the previous year and so much more await in the new year. Over 10+ years ago I  was fascinated with the concept of  living abroad and traveling anywhere and everywhere.   What was I thinking, right?  … Continue reading Less IS More: George Carlin Had A Point About All That *STUFF*

Our First Interview at Agile Living with Cath Duncun: How We Collect Experiences with Our Daughter

Thanks Cath for sharing our story with your readers.  We are very humbled by the very idea of being interviewed :-). Friends, be sure to check out Agile Living :  Strategies for thriving through change and uncertainty over at Cath's website  http://www.mineyourresources.com Live Small. Give Large: An Interview GotPassport.org 1.   So tell us your … Continue reading Our First Interview at Agile Living with Cath Duncun: How We Collect Experiences with Our Daughter

We Need to Do Better

The movers are coming today, June 17th, at 8am.  It is 1 am in the morning. Here I sit on the verge of our move from a  home we've lived in since Emma was 2 years young.  She's 7 now and we are taking the biggest leap of our lives, moving to Thailand. We've sold … Continue reading We Need to Do Better

My Empty Closet

I was anxious.  It was 3am on a Saturday morning.  I couldn’t sleep.  I know there’s still so much work to be done. In addition to scrubbing the counter and the sinks in our master bathroom, I sorted through my closet, yet another time.  Found 14 pairs of pants to donate and 4 more to … Continue reading My Empty Closet

Purging All For New Beginnings: Chiang Mai Is Calling

    “To know you have enough is to be rich” ~Tao Te Ching   It's been a long while since we've written on our blog.  We've been quite the busy bodies purging, shedding, discarding, paring - 90% of what we own. Our home is a mess, complete mess right now, but our theory is … Continue reading Purging All For New Beginnings: Chiang Mai Is Calling

Bad Habits Revealed

So we told you about How we live small to give large in our previous post.  Sounds disciplined and really admirable eh?  Well don't hold your breath, we have bad habits too.  It's time to confess! Someone on Twitter,  not saying  that it's @Andrewghayes or anyone like that, but he said  just a few minutes … Continue reading Bad Habits Revealed