Not Always Easy But Never Dull
Nov. 27, 2011, Baltimore, Maryland: When retiring overseas, the first move is the hardest. Overcome your fears and take the first step, and every subsequent retire overseas step is easier.
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Dear Overseas Opportunity Letter Reader,
"I remember sitting in your kitchen with you one night, boxes all around, all the cabinets emptied out on to the counters, and you looking at me and asking, "Ceci, what am I doing?'
"I have to admit, I was wondering the same thing. What were you doing? You were getting married and moving to Ireland? What?!"
Lief and I, in Baltimore this long holiday weekend, had dinner last night with my college roommate, Ceci, who was recalling the inauspicious beginnings of Lief and my co-adventures overseas all those years ago.