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On Leaving Our Pets Behind

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We’re heading to Spain and we’ll be leaving many of our pets behind.  No we aren’t heartless creeps who abandon pets when it’s a little inconvenient.  The only pets we’ll be leaving behind don’t have …

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President Trump and Americans Abroad

In Valencia, Spain by Susan & JamieLeave a Comment

President Trump’s Immigration Policy Didn’t Resonate in Spain.While we were on a trip to Valencia, Spain to check out our new home possibilities, President Trump said in a press conference, “other countries have been taking …

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A Day on Blue Bikes in Valencia

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After three days of walking Valencia’s old city (Ciutat Vella) and the surrounding neighborhoods our feet were more than ready for a rest, so we decided to tour the outer ring of Valencia by bike. …

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Planning Tools for Our International Move

In Other Posts by Jamie

It’s time to get serious about turning that unorganized information into a stepwise action plan. Pet passports, visas, insurance, international banking,… when you’re moving to a new country there’s a lot to be done. And …

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Picking Up Spanish Fast With An Online Language Exchange

In Moving to Spain by Jamie4 Comments

I only have a year before our big move to Valencia. A few weeks ago it dawned on me that I’ll need to open a bank account and negotiate an apartment lease – in Spanish! …

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We’re Headed to Spain

In Moving to Spain by Jamie6 Comments

It’s been a couple years, probably more, that we’ve been thinking of the next phase of our lives — living on gentle cycle.  We’ve been ready for that change, but…. what to do, where to …

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My Yoga Practice Overflows

In Outdoor Workouts, Yoga by Jamie2 Comments

We begin our morning practice with quiet moments. Taking time to connect and inventory our body’s state, to bring to mind our purpose in coming to the mat, and to bring awareness to our breath. …

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We Stumble into Adlestrop – Through the Back Door

In Cycling, United Kingdom Interludes by Susan2 Comments

When Jamie suggested a cycling vacation in England, I thought, “I’ll finally see the Cotswolds.”   Year after year I’d add “Hiking in the Cotswold Hills” to my Twenty-five Things list.   The list I write …