Category Archives: Travel

Big to Tiny to Small – Our Journey

We have been silent for awhile because we have been busy on another project…

We wrote a book! It chronicles the first half of our journey from our big house to our recently completed, perfect, small house. We will release it soon as a Kindle book so it will be downloadable at Amazon. We will post an update here when it is available online, so be sure to subscribe to the blog (using the box in the sidebar) if you would like to be notified.

How one couple radically changed their lives

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Food Fun November

German Night in San Lorenzo – Tienda del Sol
November 9

We recently heard about a weekly ethnic food night over in San Lorenzo – essentially the Mimbres, due east of us.  The owners of the establishment are German and they serve German food every Wednesday.  Sounds fun…

We finally made it out and were the lucky recipients of the last plates of the German food.  Brian had spaetzel and schnitzel and I had had spaetzel with bratworst.  The bratworst were huge and one plate could

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A Delightful Trip to Tucson

Recent horrifying discovery –

We needed to go to Tucson this past weekend but were not interested in our typical marathon journey where we leave early Sunday, shop like crazy, and then get back late.  We also needed more time this trip because we had three appointments at different piano dealers.  And thus, we decided to pack the dogs with us and try the overnight thing.

We were going to book through Airbnb but decided not to at the last minute because of their verification process (which

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Reserve, NM & Forest Development Road 41 (FDR 41)

We had a really productive Saturday this past weekend.  We cut and attached more trim, leaving just the piano wall and a few small pieces in the bathroom.  We also cleaned house, took care of the trees, applied more coffee grounds at their bases and de-limed the brewing equipment at the coffee drive-through (we can’t call it a shack anymore because now it is painted and beautiful). To finish off the evening, we made an incredible endive recipe – Braised Belgian Endive.

Thanks to

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