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Relocating: How Do I Choose the Clothes and Accessories to Bring?

What happened was that styles changed, my body shape changed, and things like high heels — for me — were not the kind of shoes I could navigate in on cobblestone streets and broken sidewalks. I had gorgeous snakeskin and eel skin bags and matching shoes — which, since I kept them — simply dried out without the joy of my wearing them to death. Continue reading

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Behind Closed Doors

“So,” I continued, “it’s not that you have lost interest in sex; it’s that you’ve lost interest in sex with your husbands.” Continue reading

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That’s Life

Oh boy. Emotionally, I didn’t want to be here. I tried to have a light, friendly conversation on a safe topic and here I am, right in the middle of it. Continue reading

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Flaws I’m Forced to Accept

Something horrible happened a few weeks into my marriage. My tall husband discovered dust on top of the refrigerator and I was smacked in the face with the horrifying reality that eventually everything in the house would get dirty, and I was the designated cleaner. I did not face this reality gracefully. Continue reading

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How I Created My Location Independent Lifestyle

Less than three years later, at 36, I retired from the law. Our savings hit our magic number. We took the risk, sold everything, including our beloved Mini Cooper, and left the US. Continue reading

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SAY WHAT?

From all I have read, it seems the only cure, albeit temporary, is for the wife to leave home for several days. The husband will have a gnawing suspicion that something isn’t right when he trips over a growing pyramid of wet towels on the bathroom floor, or rolls over in bed and falls out, because you are not there to block his fall. Continue reading

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Thinking of Volunteering on Your Trip to Thailand? Start Here!

Using these tips to prepare to volunteer in Thailand will ensure that you make the most out of your time in Thailand while having an amazing, life-changing experience. Continue reading

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How the Home Shopping Network Turned Me into a Zebra

“Did you hear that?” one of them gasped. “Margaret is eighty four and still cares about how she looks. How absolutely adorable.” Continue reading

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Retire to Chile, South America, Part II

Retire to Chile, South America – Do you have questions about Visas, Banking, Postal Services, Transport, Cost of Living? Find out more. Continue reading

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Help! I’m Drowning in Minutiae

Every day I remove a ton of mail from my mailbox, lug it into the house and plop it onto my kitchen counter. I’m counting the days until the weight causes my kitchen to fall through to my basement. Continue reading

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