Little did I realize, when I told you last week we had vacated the Florida house, that the vacating process would take this long. . . We moved out, with our suitcases, dogs and laptops, one week ago. The estate sale happened on February 18. Somehow, I had visions of walking back in after the sale … [Read more...] about Countdown! When is Moving Out Not Really Moving Out?
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Well, it's official. We've vacated our house in Florida. Even as I type this, the estate sales company is in there pulling everything out of cupboards and drawers, tagging it and getting ready to sell it all off on Saturday. And, frighteningly, even though we feel as though we're selling off … [Read more...] about Countdown! On the Move to Panama
Tomorrow is February 1, the day we had planned to move to Panama. But we're not going. Why? Still no tenants for our Florida house. Everything else is poised and ready. Once we get the go-ahead -- in the form of a signed lease agreement -- we're ready to whip into our last-minute action. Until … [Read more...] about Countdown: All Dressed Up and No Place to Go
As we approach our planned exit date, uncertainty has taken over. No, not uncertainty about whether we should go, uncertainty about the timing. Until we have a signed lease agreement for our house, we're not buying tickets or going anywhere. Our rental agent had been very sanguine about … [Read more...] about Countdown! Uncertainty Rules
Wow, the time is really flying by as we get closer to our move to Panama. It seems just last week When I started this weekly recount of all the preparation steps we’d taken toward our upcoming Panama move. But actually, it was two months ago! Now we're within 30 days of our projected move … [Read more...] about Countdown! Less than 30 Days to Panama
Last week we skipped the Countdown post because we were doing the 12 Days of Christmas guide to expat gift-giving, so we'll combine weeks 6 & 7 this week. In this installment we'll review the steps we took over the last two weeks toward getting ourselves moved from Orlando to Panama. At this … [Read more...] about Countdown: Why Did I Ever Think Moving Right After Christmas was a Good Idea?