After (almost) 33 years of living in the same county of Pennsylvania, Im finally ready to make a big move and see how life goes for me in Belize.
I was just going to keep a paper journal of all of my thoughts and concerns, and, of course, of all the things I learn during this time so I can look back on it one day - but I figured if I blog some of it I'll have a chance to ask questions and, hopefully, get some helpful answers.
The countdown has begun. 100 days from now I'll be on my way :)
January 21st 2011
Its hard to imagine how exactly things will work out when I move to Belize in May. Sure, Ive been there five or six times in the last two or three years, but Ive never stayed longer than 3 weeks at a time... and Ive never been on the island longer than 10 days or so. Im so lucky that I know people living there that I can ask for advice before I go ahead and make any uninformed decisions. If it wasnt for the knowledge of others, I probably would have found an apartment online and wound up in a dump with a dead beat landlord when I get down there. My emotions about the move are all over the place - some days I cannot wait to get out of PA and away from ... read more