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Living With Less

Joy & Laundry: An Odd Experience

If you would have told me that ever associating the feeling of love and joy with laundry would have been a possibility for me, I would have likely laughed in your face. Laundry was drudgery to me. It wasn’t so much sticking clothes in the washer or transferring to the

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Bigger Picture

Life Isn’t All Rainbows and Butterflies Here In Paradise

Giving off the impression that life is all happiness all the time is easy to do through the self-selected Instagram grid.  It’s somewhat easy to be vulnerable and share about things that you’ve already worked through and overcome. I used to be this way, but I’ve overcome it. Now it’s

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Living With Less

We sold most of our possessions. Here’s why.

“I want our family to sell or get rid of the most our possessions, including our house.”  This was part of the plan I shared with my husband, John, when I was trying to get him to agree to begin traveling and living abroad. To him, this was an extreme

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Honda Odyssey in Wyoming
Travel

8 Things We’ve Learned From 2 Months On The Road

As John, the kids, and I embarked upon this first chapter of our journey across the US in our minivan, there were definitely butterflies. So many unknowns about how this would all play out created a level of uncertainty. “Was this the right choice?”  “Would we have what we need?”“Can

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Cape Cod Sunset
Observations & Connections

The Beauty of Impermanence

The beginning of our time living in Costa Rica begins very soon. It is quite exciting, and I’m sure it will be a life-altering experience. Living in a culture and situation that is different from that of which we are accustomed to very often has the effect of changing our

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Observations & Connections

Love Is Watching Someone Die

Just about a year ago, I started a long drive from Corvallis, Oregon to Temecula, California. It was a trip with a very unique purpose. I was going to be with my mom while she passed on. It was still pitch black at four in the morning when I started

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The Richardson-Meyers

Sometimes we need to take a leap to see how we’ll land. Our family of four is doing just that. We’re parting with our home and most of our possessions to find deeper connections with ourselves, each other, and nature. 
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About

The Richardson-Meyers

Sometimes we need to take a leap to see how we’ll land. Our family of four is doing just that. We’re parting with our home and most of our possessions to find deeper connections with ourselves, each other, and nature. 
Read more…

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