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My husband and I , with our dog, Tate, moved to Buenos Aires.. Life has never been the same since ~ Back in the USA ... life is still not the same !
It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new.
But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful.
There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
Alan Cohen
"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend.
Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read."
Groucho Marx
The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

February 16, 2010 - Life Goes On

February 16, 2010, my first blog post .
The first time Pup was featured on the internet.
The happy beginning of my Blog-Life.
I just read this lovely inspiring blog   which was one of the first blogs that I had read.
And what is even more special about that is that I got to meet her one day, here in Buenos Aires.
And she got to meet Pup.

So here we are , two years later .. still in Buenos Aires, sadly without Pup now... thinking of Change.

Life changes.. nothing ever stays the same, even the boring stuff.
We have to change with it or go mad.
So we came here and it was a fantastic adventure and fun / scary / exciting / confusing / frustrating / fun and wonderful .. It has been almost 5 years now.

Five very happy years with only one terrible sad event, our loss of Pup.

Things are not quite the same, a little different, life changes even when you were perfectly happy with the way things were .. so perhaps this is a good time for us to change things too.
Why wait for Life to surprise us, maybe we should make some changes first.

Who knows, where, when , how things change, but as they always say, Life Goes On .. so let's see if we can liven it up a little.
Do something new and crazy and make some changes of our own !


Alicia Cerquetti said...

Hi Candice! Do whatever changes you think necessary but don't stop writing your blog, please! I love it! and I love you too!! Kisses!!

Teri said...

They say that change is good but I think it takes a lot of courage to take that first step. I say, take it. It will give you so much more to look forward to.

Pearl said...

Change is our constant.

Dance with us, Candice. :-)


tearinguphouses said...

isn't it insane how quickly time passes? five years ago seems like yesterday to me!

NotesFromAbroad said...

Pearl, I am dancing as fast as I can :)

Alicia, how very sweet and kind of you ! Thank you , besitos !

Teri .. I guess you could say there is no grass growing under our feet :)

NotesFromAbroad said...

Kelly, yes, insane. And it seems like yesterday to me too :)

Carla said...

Beautiful memories and pics of Pup with always be with you! As you say life changes....we have no choice but to go with it and embrace it always good to have a change Candice, spice it up a little :)
Carla xx

Symdaddy said...

I have suffered ... or should I say 'revelled in' ... many a change. Thirteen or fourteen moves in as many years, change of jobs,even countries and each change has had it's benefits and drawbacks.

But I can assure you, if I could live my life over again, I wouldn't change anything. I have ended up where and how I wanted to be ... nearly.

Whatever change you decide is right for you, and whenever you choose to go through it, I wish you well!

Anonymous said...

I know no one more fearless about change than you. BRAVO.

NotesFromAbroad said...

Symdaddy, me too .. except for the sad parts, I would not change a thing.

Anony, bless you .. I am only fearless because I am with the most fearless person of all :)

cigalechanta said...

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Reinhold Niebuhr

Anonymous said...

I lhate change but learned that if you don't make changes you may not like the ones that life makes for you. Follow your dreams Mt. V

NotesFromAbroad said...

Mt V .. no truer words were spoken !
At least let us make our own changes ! :)

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