Attitude preparation

  I think the success of any endeavor is determined to a large extent by the attitude of the person undertaking it. One needs to proceed with a positive attitude and high expectations of success. For a project as big as picking our lives up and moving them to Mexico, this is especially important. The potential for difficulties here and there is high. The way to not get bogged down is to maintain awareness that the outcome will be good,...

Figuring Out What’s Important

  Paul and I are adults, and know our likes and dislikes pretty well. So why is it so hard to establish what our requirements are for a new Mexican home? Here are the things that are non-negotiable: It can’t be extremely hot and humid for long periods of time. But then again we don’t want it to get too cold in the winter, either! It needs to be a place where there are good places to walk. The city...

I’m Trying to Create a Plan

Planning a move is never a simple thing once you’ve accumulated more belongings than you can put in the trunk of a car. Unfortunately, we have accumulated way more than that! Since my job now is to get us ready for our big move, the first thing I decided to do is to think about our Mexico plan. We intend to sell our house here and move down there for a six month trial – taking nothing with us but...