"I am almost done! I love it! I can hear you and Brenda talking during all of it and explaining it." Kindle and print copy versions available here: https://mybook.to/farawayishome Until next time, This Is Paul, A Part-Time Expat turned Full-Time I hope you’ll hit “Like” and follow my blog. You’ll receive notices each time a… Continue reading From Ellen as she is reading When Far Away Is Home:
Both kindle and print versions are available at this link: https://mybook.to/farawayishome
(An excerpt from my new book, When Far Away Is Home, due to be released this coming week.) Over the past months, I've been writing a new book that chronicles our family's experiences in Honduras, The Cayman Islands, and Costa Rica. It starts when Brenda and I were first married, moves through our children's growing… Continue reading “One Very Determined Cockroach”
Some of you may recall that back in November of 2019, I shared a post about sea tiles that I had found on the beach. In those days, I was focused on finding sea glass; however, beautiful pieces of colored tile kept showing up on the beach as I searched for glass. I began picking… Continue reading Tiles to Table
This is the second part of a two-part series on our son and daughter-in-law's experience of having their first child in Costa Rica. If you haven't read Part One (previous post), I suggest you do that, as it will make Part Two more clear. In the weeks preceding Emily's birth, our daughter, Bethany, and her… Continue reading Having a Baby Overseas (Part Two)
As the title says - where to begin? So much has happened since my last post. It was never my intention to wait almost 10 months to post again. But sometimes life happens in ways so unexpected, so life-altering, so ............. I'm out of words. I've shared before that we returned to Indiana in August… Continue reading Where to Begin?
An Update on Travel to Costa Rica and Expat Dreams My last post was about being grateful for the flexibility of the part-time expat lifestyle. The Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting changes in travel, tourism, and expat life have produced new challenges to those who dream or plan for a life as a part-time expat.… Continue reading Resurrecting Dreams.
One of the advantages of the part-time expat lifestyle is the flexibility it affords. There are times in life when options are helpful, and we find ourselves in that place at the present time. We have kept our home in Indiana during this part-time expat phase of life. Our plans have been to come and… Continue reading In the Right Place at the Right Time
With the recent Covid-19 lock down and restrictions in Costa Rica, we have seen a resurgence of wildlife in town. With the tourists gone, the animals have come out to play. It's like the word spread quickly, "The human hordes are gone. Come on out." And come out, they have. The last few weeks we… Continue reading Humans Away, Animals Play
Are you interested in living part-time in another country? Have you ever wondered what that might be like? Have you secretly dreamed of living somewhere different or exotic? I am excited to announce the publication of my new book, Straddling Two Worlds. Within its pages, you will meet twenty different individuals or couples who straddle… Continue reading