“Home” and the impossible assessment of the present

For years the idea of moving to New York City was a thing we said with the “when”  defined as “someday.” Then, during our 2016 annual “planning the year” session, we decided: let’s finally make this happen in Fall ’16.  How about we tour in Weston (our Westfalia) with #Comments to Seattle in June, hang out for a couple of months (to help fix up my Mom’s house and visit friends/family…and put together a family reunion), then head over to our new home (without having a home, yet)? Check.  In Seattle, we booked an AirBnB in Brooklyn for a month, … Keep goin’

Perhaps I’m insane: Notes on commitment

Full disclosure: I’m not getting committed. Yet. A couple of years ago, Rob and I talked about moving to New York City eventually for a year as an experiment.  The usual reasons (for me) applied:  Life is short, I want to explore as much as possible before it ends.  As I enter the potential half-way mark for time in the world, the phrase “I’ll do that … someday” seems … not applicable.  There is less future and more now.   This sense of urgency began for me about 5 years ago when I realized that I’d never be able to … Keep goin’