We spent a little (very little) time planning our trip, a lot of time on the trip figuring out what the hell we were doing but exactly ZERO time actually figuring out what it would be like once we returned. Based on what we started with, we had some idea of our ‘to do list when we got back home’: Get a smaller house in the area that we left from so AJ could go back to his school; Get a job (Jan) or not (Jim); Get a haircut (or not); and in general, revert to life on the hard and not on the boat. ’Normal.’ Continue reading “Back to ‘normal’ life (Aug/Sep/Oct)”
Good friends take your car while you leave for a year. Take all the crap out of your house when you sell it. Collect your mail and forward to you.
Great friends come spend a week with you on your trip. Rent a house. Let you use their flush toilets and run out their hot water.
The best friends have a cooler of cold beverages and a bag of snacks awaiting your return from a year away.