Category Archives: Coming Home


When we started our trip Bill and I were determined not to buy souvenirs.  We spent a lot of time before we left clearing our home of junk.  We had no desire to refill it with stuff of little meaning … Continue reading

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One of the big things that has changed now that we’re home is how much time we spend driving.  Bill and I are not happy about it.  Granted we don’t drive much.  We tend to bike to work and school. … Continue reading

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It’s the end of summer and time for school to start.  We got a list of school supplies we’re supposed to buy for Catherine.  In the package of papers is a note from her PE teacher.   Cat is supposed to … Continue reading

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Hair Cuts

The day before we left for this trip I went to get my haircut.  I wanted to donate my ponytail.  I’d done this several times before.  It’s a really easy way to do good by somebody; the hair pretty much … Continue reading

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Home Again

We’ve been home a little over a month now.  We traveled for a whole year.  We left July 1, 2011 and came home July 1, 2012.  A leap year, 366 days. I expected some culture shock when we returned.  But … Continue reading

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