The adventure begins …

It’s been five weeks since we returned to the mainland from Hawaii and the kids are getting a little antsy. Family travel may be an addiction.

Here’s what happens when the kids go stir crazy. It’s episode one of our adventure. I hope you’ll follow along by signing up for the Away is Home channel and tuning for the next episode on Friday.

What will happen next? I’ll give you a clue: Our son Iden didn’t get very far.

Oh, and there were no cats in the bag in the final scene.


Introducing the adventure of a lifetime: Away is Home

We’re about to go on an adventure of a lifetime, and we want you to join us.

The project is called Away is Home, and it fulfills a promise I made to my family last year to spend more time with them and explore the world.

That was a lot easier said than done at the time. I had a desk job. Kari was a graduate student. And the kids were in school.

So early this year, we started making plans. I reshuffled some of my editorial clients, Kari finished her degrees, and we enrolled the kids in a homeschool program for a year.

Now we’re ready to go.
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