Making You Cringe and What I Learned from the Nanny State

2014/01/16 You may have noticed that I put myself out there – I tend to be open and candid about everything within my delusions of control. That is why you’ll often encounter experiences, events, failures and personal failings in essays and articles. If I didn’t share these aspects of life and experience I might lose…

Go-Go Boot-Strap Gadget! Our IndieGoGo Campaign Is Now Live!

2014/01/01 For those of you who can’t wait to check out the Boot-Strap Expat Adventure Campaign: http://igg.me/at/Boot-Strap-Expat/x/5929170 An Update On Liquidations and Funding of the Boot-Strap Expat Adventure For those of you who have been following the Boot-Strap Expat adventure from the beginning, the original plan was for the Liquidation of Assets to be the…

Holidays in Disorienting Environments

2013/12/24 Holy Days, Holidays and Holi-Daze are a touchstone in most of our lives. Whatever your personal beliefs, or non-beliefs when it comes to spiritual or religious tradition there remain all the secular holidays to remind us that we are just one ingredient in a local stew of humanity. Holidays in Disorienting Environments I grew…

The Boot-Strap Expat Is Taking Requests! Tell Me What You Want More of.

2013/12/16 Over the last few months I’ve endeavored to share the goals, experiences, insights and challenges for potential Boot-Strap Expats. We covered all kinds of topics; from Expat motivations, planning, liquidating assets, my K9 Masters, essential gear, original art and Real Food for Real Life. But what do you want more of as we move…