And then, something crazy happened…

It has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember to travel as much as possible – exploring our country and beyond. I had planned to live in an RV for at least a year after getting married in my dream life (providing I found someone to marry who was asContinue reading “And then, something crazy happened…”

Just Go with It

So now my husband, my toddler, my maltipoo, and myself are all living with my mother. The toddler kept my mom busy for the next several weeks, as I couldn’t do much at all for him. She helped me get from one room to the next, fed us, and basically took care of everything whileContinue reading “Just Go with It”

It was a “God Thing”

Before we were even ready to put our house on the market (see previous post), a realtor contacted us with an offer sight-unseen. And then, it seemed like everything just started happening in an instant, out of our control. At first we didn’t give the realtor much thought, but we continued working on getting readyContinue reading “It was a “God Thing””

Goodbye, Dream Home.

After Prudence died, my husband and I started planning a future together that prioritized what really mattered to us. We no longer wanted all the stress and responsibilities of owning and operating businesses in our small town. We didn’t want our lives to continue the way we had been going so far – my husbandContinue reading “Goodbye, Dream Home.”

Starting a Family

This is a continuation of my story, which starts with me leaving my life in San Diego and going home to Rural USA to start completely over in my 30s. (Start here if you want the whole story). I am writing this story in a memoir fashion, and sharing in small segments (usually once aContinue reading “Starting a Family”

Simplicity isn’t just about having a minimalist home.

This story picks up from where I left off in my last post. If you want to start from the beginning, check out Back to the Real Me. The more I simplify and get rid of everything weighing me down, the more I realize that I’m getting back to my true self. I’m not justContinue reading “Simplicity isn’t just about having a minimalist home.”