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A rolling stone

A rolling stone

It has been just over one year since I decided I’d had enough of Washington, DC and set off on this adventure.  Since then I have been to seven countries and countless cities.  I have traveled by plane, train, subway, boat, motor scooter, bike, car, bus, and on foot.  I’ve lounged poolside, hiked up volcanoes, … Continue reading

Settling In

Settling In

I arrived here in Nice on Tuesday and have been spending the past few days getting formally acquainted with the city. I’ve been to this part of France on a few holidays over the years, but the packed restaurants and bars and the stretches of eerily blue water feel a bit different now that I’m … Continue reading

And I’m Off!

And I’m Off!

I keep waiting to really freak out. Waiting for the moment when I lose it. As I was falling asleep the other night my mind started to wander and I started planning what time I needed to wake up for work, and wondering if I had kept anything that would be appropriate to wear to … Continue reading

The plan takes shape

The plan takes shape

“For rent: Beautiful 1 bedroom in Foggy Bottom.” I decided to move to The French Riviera on Tuesday June 28th and rented my apartment on Saturday July 2nd. The next call was to my boss: “I’m sorry to bother you on a Saturday, but I’ve decided to move to France.” I heard the words escaping … Continue reading