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Tagged With: home

Turning Over a New Leaf

I know - it's cliche! Six months ago today we drove away from New Jersey to head to our new home in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. It was the beginning of a new phase in our life - turning over a new leaf. In two days we will have been in our new home for six … Continue reading »

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Are We There Yet?

Life changes. Sometimes we can control the changes; most often we can't. It's a journey - one we are continuing to take. Continue reading »

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Things I Miss in My Nomad Life

I miss the big comfy chair where I used to fall asleep meditating every night.

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Morning Tea Routine - A Little Taste of Home

Joel and I are not coffee drinkers usually. We do have a morning cup of tea - every morning. It's our daily morning routine. It was reinforced in 2005 when we went to Ireland and had Irish breakfast tea every morning. Actually throughout the day. Since we've come to Minnesota I'm finding I want tea … Continue reading »

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Good Friends Make Us Feel at Home

We arrived here in Phoenix Arizona last Saturday to stay with our good friends, Terry & Virgie. We knew they'd make us feel right at home. And they sure have! Over the past year we've been through Phoenix several times and each time we've stayed with Terry and Virgie. Our friendship is closer now than … Continue reading »

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Six Months Ago Today We Left Home

It was six months ago today, September 30, 2010, that we left 'home'. We drove away from Roseville California to start living a nomadic lifestyle. What's it been like? Are we ready to settle down? How's Fiona doing? It's been good. Sure there have been some long days when we've been in the van all … Continue reading »

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Home With Our Second Family

While we've been back 'home' in Roseville, we've been staying with our second family, the Stephens. We want to thank the Stephens family for their generous hospitality. Let me tell you a bit about them and why we call them our second family. In 2006 just after Fiona turned 2 mommy ended up in the … Continue reading »

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Coming Back Home - Where is Home?

Yesterday I read a post at another traveler's blog discussing where home is. Being a nomad means we have no home in the traditional sense of the word. Our last home was a rental in Roseville California. Now when asked where is home, I answer, here - where we are right now. Right now, today, … Continue reading »

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Growing Up and Moving Out

We've spent the last three days packing, moving, selling stuff. My two grown children, James and Rachelle, moved into their first apartment. It's a big step for me to let my children grow up and move out! Though I think I've been handling it well and am very proud of them, it's very emotional also. … Continue reading »

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