October 17, 2018
Moving to Mexico: USAdios.com
Chapter 19: A Bit Bluesy But Reaffirming Our Decision
I have spent decades dreaming of leaving California for the sunny shores of St. Somewhere, and now that the countdown clock shows less than eight months I have to be honest, I find myself already missing my home. I look out at our small orchard of pine trees (is a group of pines an “orchard”…not sure) and I imagine one day looking at those same trees from the walking trail that lies just behind our fence. I know I will do this, just like the ghost I can be, lurking around former abodes, remembering things as bigger and better than they actually were. I’ve done this my entire life. And the fact that I’ve lived here longer than anywhere else is setting me up for a seriously difficult, melancholy, bluesy trail-walk. I am not looking forward to that.
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