How Time Flies

Wow, I can’t believe it has been over 4 months. How time flies when you’re having fun. And we are having fun. Don’t get me wrong, there are some things that are not so fun, like trying to get our residency. We have filled out all the required paperwork (and then some), been to the … [Read more…]

Spanish Classes

Here are a few photos from around our new home town, Cuenca Ecuador.             Ok, so now it is time to stop playing tourist and get back to class, Spanish class (maybe just be part-time tourists). We have started taking Spanish classes here.  If we are going to live in … [Read more…]

Settling In

OK, so we have been here for over a month now, and it has been pretty busy settling in. We have moved into our apartment and have been shopping for things we need, which is not necessarily the easiest thing to do here. There are lots of stores to buy things from, even large department … [Read more…]

Acting Like Tourists

We have been having a great time acting like tourists. Exploring the city, finding our way around, and getting lost, which is how we find our way around. We have also been finding stores, markets, tiendas, etc. that we like (and sometimes don’t like). Let’s just say we have been doing a lot of walking. … [Read more…]

The “Insanity” …continued

I received this great story from a fellow “wanna be” and I wanted to share it. I wonder if it strikes a chord with anyone else? After reading your latest entry on the definition of insanity, I just had to share our story as well. We too found ourselves stuck in the same routine-going to work, … [Read more…]

The Definition of “Insanity”

The Definition of Insanity I heard somewhere that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results each time. If that is the case then I have been living a life of insanity all these years (I won’t tell you how many years). I get up every … [Read more…]

Due Diligence is Booked

The Due Diligence Trip is Booked! Our (not so final) decision is Cuenca Ecuador. At least for now. We are going to take a quick trip there in June for 1 week (that is all I have available right now). I know one week is not a long time to spend there, but it is … [Read more…]

Cuenca Ecuador, Mixed Emotions

Cuenca Ecuador Here We Come We are very saddened by the news of the earthquake that hit Ecuador on April 16. The loss and devastation is heartbreaking. Our trip to Cuenca is booked for June, and I am feeling mixed emotions about it. On the one hand I am very sad about the terrible consequences … [Read more…]