Simple Life Sunday -The end is merely the beginning.

When I first embarked on this journey I anticipated being at a certain place within a specific amount of time.  I realize now that was never a realistic expectation.  Things change, life happens, no amount of plotting & planning will make things go exactly as expected. My first book of 2017.  This book goes along…

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Simple Life Sunday – Our first year in the 100 acre woods

If you missed the last Simple Life Sunday post click here. Sounds like a title for a Winnie the Pooh story.  No bears here, but plenty of bees, now if only I could find that honey pot. This grand adventure happened quite by accident.  We had no intention of moving shortly after I left my…

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Simple Life Sunday – The first 6 months after leaving my job.

On May 29, 2014, I officially left my lab job at IU.  As I write this, it is hard to believe it has been over 2 years already. I’ll save where I am today for another blog post.  For now, I have to tell you about the initial 6 months.  In truth it was glorious!…

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Simple Life Sunday – The time has come.

A year and a half before I actually left my job I thought I was ready. In reality, I was just impatient and wanted out. I thought I had it all figured out. Leave at the end of the year, cash out my vacation and go with the savings I had. I realized I was…

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Simple Life Sunday – Give yourself a pay raise!

If you missed the previous post in this series click here. It was obvious, I needed to leave my lab job behind. However, with little experience in the photography/business field, debt to pay off and little to no savings, a plan was needed. The first things to tackle, my debt. This step would take the…

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Simply Life Sunday – Where it all began

If you are new to this blog series or my blog.  Click here to read what this series is all about.   Let’s start at the beginning.  In 1976, I was born in a rural town in Indiana.  Ok, maybe not that far back.  Fast forward to 2011 where this series picks up.  Actually, in…

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Simple Life Sunday – Introduction

What’s the best place to start a new blog series?  An introduction of course!  Giving my readers an idea behind this series and hoping you will join along as it unfolds over the year. This is something I have thought about tackling for awhile.  A few years ago I had planned to blog about it…

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