The Ultimate Laura Ingalls Wilder Road Trip

We Paid Cash for our Home!

As we are moving into another stage of life (and moving, quite literally, to another home), it’s got me thinking about how we got here and the choices we made that led to this place. One of the biggest things that surprise people when they hear our story is to find out we paid cash for our home. It seems like an impossibility in today’s world: people feel that they are paid too little, they owe too much, and they can never get ahead with their savings. That may be true in some cases, but I really believe that in many cases it comes down to Read More

The Ultimate Laura Ingalls Wilder Road Trip

Our Home in Germany

We live in housing for Americans, so I’m sure that it is different than a German German house would be. But even so, there are lots of differences from our house in the states. Here are some of them: The lightswitches are squares instead of the funny looking things that we’re used to. I like these much better. We have both American outlets and European outlets, so we have no problems plugging in all our stuff. Our heat comes from these units below the windows. The door handles look like this instead of the round US kind. This makes things much easier for Squirrel, and Bunches can’t Read More