Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

Immunization Day

August 22nd, 2012 | Posted by Ian in How To | Slideshow Pictures - (0 Comments)
Brianna gets a yellow fever innoculation

This morning we had a 9:30 date with the doctor to get immunizations for typhoid fever (endemic to all of Central and South America) and yellow fever (endemic to tropical rainforest areas of South America). While needle jabs are not usually the greatest way to start your morning, the time slot meant Brie didn’t have to … Read more

U.S. Banking from Abroad

August 18th, 2012 | Posted by Brianna in How To - (0 Comments)
Sample Bank Research Spreadsheet

Figuring out how we’ll handle banking has required some research.  Our permanent address will be in Kansas with Ian’s Mom, and we are ever so grateful for her willingness to make monthly deposits for us for clients who prefer to pay by check.  Once we had gathered a list of banks in her area, we … Read more


August 15th, 2012 | Posted by Ian in Inspiration - (0 Comments)
Go magnet


A Shrinking Inventory

August 7th, 2012 | Posted by Brianna in Oh - (3 Comments)

We did such a good job with our to-dos this weekend.  As we were hoping to, we got all of our things listed for sale on Craigslist by Sunday afternoon so that we would have four long weeks to make sure everything found a new home.  Now it’s Tuesday, and our bedroom and living room … Read more

Last Month To Do List

August 5th, 2012 | Posted by Brianna in How To - (1 Comments)
August Calendar

Exactly four years ago, we moved to North Carolina, and in exactly four weeks, we will be on our way again.  Below is the list we created last Wednesday of things that have to be done before we leave.  Knowing that our schedule will already be fairly tight with time consuming things such as working … Read more