How I Quit My Job, Moved to Another Country, Ignored the Fear of Regret, and Became Completely Happy 1 Year Later

How I Quit My Job, Moved to Another Country, Ignored the Fear of Regret, and Became Completely Happy 1 Year Later

One year ago, I quit my job in the newspaper industry and moved away from Arkansas. People reacted as though the slight chance of regret should be enough to deter me from taking the risk of becoming completely happy.

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Road Trip to Chichén by Way of Cobá, Day 2 — Bring. Your. Cash.

Road Trip to Chichén by Way of Cobá, Day 2 — Bring. Your. Cash.

Before you take off on your road trip to Chichén Itzá, take my advice: bring your cash — and plenty of it. No one takes credit cards, and you could run out of gas as the minuscule number of gas stations on the way is zero.

Road Trip to Chichén by Way of Cobá, Day 1 — Time is Money

Road Trip to Chichén by Way of Cobá, Day 1 — Time is Money

Try to save on your road trip to Chichén Itzá by way of Cobá and the Zací cenote, but it’s still gonna cost you. If not in cash, in time it takes to cut corners.

Comedy Cancun: Fun with an Audience of 1 (Me)

Comedy Cancun: Fun with an Audience of 1 (Me)

The Comedy Cancun comedy troupe’s humor revolves around the absurdities you must accept when living in Cancun.

Day Trip: Cenote Swimming in Riviera Maya

Day Trip: Cenote Swimming in Riviera Maya

Cenotes are are globally revered as water-filled subterranean caves, providing a great adventure for common tourists and advanced divers alike.

Repat/Expat in Cancun

Repat/Expat in Cancun

Returning to my country of birth after decades of living abroad has not been a simple process. In my adventure of returning to Mexico after more than 20 years in the United States, I have found that repatriating has required an immense amount of patience. That’s it, just patience. And lots of paperwork. BECOMING A […]

Cancun Breathalyzer: ‘Exhale Into My Cupped Hands, Please’

Cancun Breathalyzer: ‘Exhale Into My Cupped Hands, Please’

1/1/17. New Year’s Day. Of course the festivities lasted until the wee hours of the morning. Got together with some Russian expats living in Cancun in a well-kept, quiet neighborhood. The only “noise” is from fireworks a few blocks over and some music from neighboring houses. A very peaceful way to welcome 2017 in good […]