I finally did it -- I bought a mask! The air here has seemed so so gross lately that it just seemed like the smart thing to do. Especially since (on a very exciting note) I was able to buy a new bike earlier this month. I now rock my new mask whenever I'm riding. I have no idea if it actually helps keep some of the junk out, but it makes me think it could.
And, another one of those things that you don't see everyday in Western cultures ...
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How we got here ... with a couple babies!
We first met on July 7, 2006. We'd both quit our jobs and gotten rid of nearly all our possessions. We had joined the Peace Corps and were heading to the Kingdom of Tonga in the South Pacific. We thought we were prepared for whatever lay ahead ... neither of us had a clue.
Just over 10 months after we first met, we were MARRIED! Since then our adventures have included:
- a year in New York City, living in a Harlem brownstone apartment - going off-the-grid & into a tent-cabin on tiny Angaur island in Palau - living with a bunch of teenagers in Shanghai, China while working as dormitory parents
- off-the-grid again & into a barn on 400 forested acres in Vermont
- at the base of volcanos in beautiful Panajachel, Guatemala
And now ... on the hunt for a new career, we find ourselves in IDAHO!
We love to experience this great big world and hope you will join us for the journey!