Category Archives: On Our Way Out

One year ago…

It dawned on us this morning that one year ago today–September 27, 2008–we set out from Portland International Airport for Fiji, the first international destination of our journey and kind of the official start to our travel. Our memories of … Continue reading


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it’s really happening

I can’t count the number of times we have said “it’s really happening” (meaning, we were really going to be taking this trip) in the past year. Let’s see… When we decided in September that we were actually going to … Continue reading

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Generosity & Grateful

These two “G” words have been resonating in my mind all week. We have been on the receiving end of many generous gifts these past weeks. Gifts of kind and encouraging words, money, gift cards, and friendship. It has been … Continue reading

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Out of the House

Prior to packing up our home and moving out, in preparation for our trip around the world, I realized I have lived in our home longer than I have lived in any other house my entire life. There is quite … Continue reading

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