“It is amazing how little you need to be happy.” –Gilda at Traveller Interrupted
In 2012 we journeyed around the world. It was the culmination of years of preparation. We’d scrimped and saved, renovated and sold houses, downsized and donated roomfuls of stuff. The time was right.
For the past eight years we’ve been on a joyful quest to simplify our life. It’s been a journey that has taken us from minimizing our possessions and streamlining our digital footprint, to downsizing our abode and becoming financially independent. We’ve done it all … and we’re thrilled with where we’ve landed.
We began 2019 dreaming. We’d just returned from another European escapade, and big plans were on the horizon.
“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” — Henry David Thoreau
The one-year anniversary of our move into our little Lexington townhouse is fast approaching, and we’ve focused on making the place our own.
“Phases and stages, circles and cycles, and scenes that we’ve all seen before. Let me tell you some more.” —Willie Nelson