Generally speaking, we are all about seeking new experiences. That’s kind of the point of this family adventure thing. But getting out of Belfast during rush hour (which felt like trying to draw perfect circles with my left hand) without […]
Caught in the rain (Ireland part 1)
Thirteen days into this journey and we are already departing Ireland. As I write this, we are on the bus from Belfast to Dublin Airport and I am so happy that someone else is driving us. After 25 years of […]
Announcement: Our first travel video is live!
Amazing how all the little clips accumulate when you have two GoPros and one Canon snapping video here and there . . . In any case, after much work (I do enjoy it though!), our first video is complete! It […]
Iceland . . . what a way to start a family adventure!
Iceland . . . the most northerly civilization in the world and the beginning of our adventure. We knew so little about the country before this trip, just that anyone who went there seemed to rave about it – even […]
We have lift off!!
Written on July 26th 8pm EST Today was our last day in Canada for a long time. Up too late with friends last night, we were still up early this morning to tackle our embarrassingly long last minute “to do” […]
Choosing the red pill . . . and hoping for the best
We controlled fire. We forged tools. We invented the wheel. We created antibiotics, traveled to the moon, harnessed nuclear power and banished loneliness forever with Facebook. (maybe) Sure, these more recent achievements might be more salient to our modern […]
Less than two months until departure!
We can’t believe that our first blog post was exactly seven months ago and now we have less than two months until departure – holy cow!! A lot has changed from our initial ideas. Watch our latest YouTube video to […]
Matt learns how to sail (and why it’s great to learn)
We just posted a new Youtube video. This one is a little different. It’s about Matt’s week in Antigua learning how to sail for the first time. But it’s also about learning itself and why sometimes tough learning can be […]
New video – How our thoughts are evolving and plans are changing
Hard to believe that it has already been five months since we made the big decision to take a gap year and travel around the world with our four young boys. We are now less than three months away from […]
Matt’s retirement article got published!
Personal finance has been an interest of mine for years. Not day trading or finding the next Google – rather, trying to understand the real value of money, how to spend well, save well, and invest sensibly. Based on a […]