Paradise at $1000, $3000 and $5000 per month

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I got a text from my wife: “Hey, I think I found a place.  It’s a little small, a little pricey, but it looks so cute!  Gorgeous 3 br/ 1 ba, 950sqft. Here’s the link…”   I was still living in North Carolina at the time, she traveled ahead of me to start her new job.  Having done some minimal …

Easy memories: A letter to my boys

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A few years ago, I read somewhere about making memories with my kids, how to share and remember those days with them as we get older.  I mean, pictures are worth 1000 words, right? But I’ve found myself looking at old photos and trying to remember who that was, or what we were doing, etc.  The point is, my memory’s …

Moving to Hawaii

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We finally made the move.  It’s been three months since I’d seen my wife and youngest son. She accepted a job offer in Hawaii earlier this year.  We agreed she’d take the youngest boy, I’d stay in North Carolina with the two older ones until school finished.  In three months, we’d meet again. This was going to be tough. If …