Month: September 2016

A Salute To Columbus (Glen)

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This time next week Julie and I will be in Barcelona, Spain—the culmination of a year’s worth of planning and work. But, before this blog becomes all things Barcelona, there is something we need to say about our fair city, Columbus, Ohio. In addition to living here, Julie and I have lived together in Cincinnati OH, Kettering OH, Hockessin DE, Cardiff Wales, Centerburg OH, and Jacksonville FL. We keep coming back to Columbus. We love […]

Celebrating the Moment (Glen)

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You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.  Henry David Thoreau We find ourselves in a “celebration cycle” these last few weeks. This weekend we are celebrating our birthdays—mine is on September 17, and Julie’s is on September 18. It seems like each day brings something fun as we connect with family and friends one last time before we leave for Spain. We share cups of […]

Less is More – lessons learned from packing (Glen)

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In March 2016, we sold our home in Bexley, Ohio. In May, we packed up our belongings and moved out. Through the incredible generosity of a good friend, Sylvia Weed, we’ve been able to stay at her lovely home while she spends the summer at her cabin in Pennsylvania. This has been a huge gift. Both moving out of our house, and now preparing to get on an airplane for Spain, (in just three short […]

Apriendo Espanol – Learning Spanish. (Glen)

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We are moving to Spain. A great opportunity to learn the Spanish language—true, they also speak Catalan in Barcelona, but we’re told by people “in the know” that we’ll get by just fine with Spanish. And, what an incredible feeling it will be to speak it fluently. I can picture it now, Julie and I are strolling in our little section of Barcelona…we wander into the outdoor market on the cobblestone square…we walk up to a […]