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Tampa: Week One

Tampa: Week One

Monday- The morning began like any other work week; we got up and got ready for work. The exception to the last three years is that she’s starting a new job. Yes, she is nervous. I told her it’s normal to feel nervous when you start something new, even if you are excited about the […]

NO! SLEEP! TILL TAMPA!

NO! SLEEP! TILL TAMPA!

I’ve spent a lot of time behind the wheel in my life. I’ve driven from North Carolina to Maryland each weekend for 2 years and the memorable 2 years driving from DC to Pittsburgh each weekend. This time around I completed the marathon 20-hour drive from Pittsburgh to our new home in Tampa, stopping only […]

Packing, Packing, and More Packing

Packing, Packing, and More Packing

You’d be amazed at how much more stuff you can accumulate in 5 years. I think a purge of stuff is always helpful and there’s nothing like moving to help you get in the mood to get rid of extra things you never use. We are up to our ears in moving preps. Our pod […]

A Permanent Vacation … Someday?

A Permanent Vacation … Someday?

I do a lot of travel planning and the down-side of most of the trips are that the visitsĀ are for only a limited time. You have to go back again and again to get a real sense of what it is like to live like a local. The first trip, you are just wowed so […]