Their First Dose of Travel in the US ~

I first introduced you to Amy and Andrew just shy of 3 years ago, February, 2013.  They were gearing up to take off to travel the world indefinitely.  Honestly, I don’t even remember how I first came upon their blog, Our Big Fat Travel Adventure, but I did and there was just something about the two of them that touched my heart.  Fast forward to December 2015 and our paths happily crossed in Washington, D.C.  It really is a small world.

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Lessons From the Camino ~

I don’t know why walking the Camino de Santiago has such a hold on me, but it surely does.  I learned of the Camino through my blogging community and then Abi and I had the opportunity to see the documentary, “Walking the Camino, Six Ways to Santiago” and I left the theater completely inspired and fully committed to walking. I mean, if a young woman can push her 3-year-old son in a stroller across the country of Spain, then surely, I can make the walk.

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Meet Kim of So Many Places ~

I met Kim, online, just a little over a year ago.  We struck up and have maintained an online friendship that has brought us to this point; me interviewing Kim, just as she launches her book, “Life on Fire.”  Kim is the voice behind the blog So Many Places.  Along with her husband, Brian, they are traveling the world and I – like so many others – have been following their journey from the beginning. 

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Meet Ellen in Turkey ~

Ellen, is a contributor to our growing collection of recipes.  While communicating with her online I had the suspicion she had an interesting story, a little birdie kept whispering in my ear, “There’s a story there.”  I asked Ellen if I could interview her and I was right, she has a lovely story and she has a lovely talent!

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We are Patti and Abi. We retired early to live a simpler life, travel the world and hopefully, inspire others to redefine retirement.


3 years, 107 days ago!





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