Comments on: Halfway There Together: Surprises and Changes So Far http://away-together.com/2010/02/03/halfway-there-together-surprises-and-changes-so-far/ The Smith family of Piedmont, CA, goes round the world. Fri, 05 Apr 2013 02:52:51 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.11 By: Carrie Pullen http://away-together.com/2010/02/03/halfway-there-together-surprises-and-changes-so-far/comment-page-1/#comment-948 Thu, 02 Feb 2012 15:51:25 +0000 http://away-together.com/?p=1615#comment-948 I just reread this post. The last time was about 9 months ago. Now we are six months into our own family rtw. It is great to feel a connection to other families who have shared our journey!

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By: The Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Planning Long-Term Family Travel | AlmostFearless.com http://away-together.com/2010/02/03/halfway-there-together-surprises-and-changes-so-far/comment-page-1/#comment-801 Tue, 14 Dec 2010 17:21:01 +0000 http://away-together.com/?p=1615#comment-801 […] Francisco Bay Area-based writer who blogs about her family’s travel at Away Together. Her post Halfway There Together: Surprises and Changes So Far reflects on how seeing the world and living a nomadic life has changed her and her family; she […]

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By: Tina http://away-together.com/2010/02/03/halfway-there-together-surprises-and-changes-so-far/comment-page-1/#comment-436 Tue, 20 Apr 2010 02:12:30 +0000 http://away-together.com/?p=1615#comment-436 This is my favourite post so far. I’ve come back to it as we are in the throngs of planning our own trip leaving this Sept. I’m looking forward to more installments.

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By: Mike Hedge http://away-together.com/2010/02/03/halfway-there-together-surprises-and-changes-so-far/comment-page-1/#comment-427 Sun, 18 Apr 2010 22:51:39 +0000 http://away-together.com/?p=1615#comment-427 a truly inspiring update! It’s been a blast following your trip!

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By: Sarah http://away-together.com/2010/02/03/halfway-there-together-surprises-and-changes-so-far/comment-page-1/#comment-329 Sun, 14 Feb 2010 23:29:21 +0000 http://away-together.com/?p=1615#comment-329 I’m with David and appreciate the honesty and frankness with which you’ve shared your thoughts at midpoint of this year long adventure. Best post yet. Love to all, -Sayso

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By: brian http://away-together.com/2010/02/03/halfway-there-together-surprises-and-changes-so-far/comment-page-1/#comment-318 Sun, 07 Feb 2010 00:29:22 +0000 http://away-together.com/?p=1615#comment-318 Like so many other families you got over the fears and went with your family anyway. I think it is great. The benefits of long term travel for singles is magnified for families. Everyone in the unit is stronger, smarter and closer.

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By: David W. Lavender http://away-together.com/2010/02/03/halfway-there-together-surprises-and-changes-so-far/comment-page-1/#comment-315 Fri, 05 Feb 2010 02:24:20 +0000 http://away-together.com/?p=1615#comment-315 Rather than echo all the comments above, let me just say that I really appreciated the frank and honest nature of this post. I’m stoked that you’re all back together and ready for the next big adventure! (I hope you share everyone else’s letters in a future blog)

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By: Carolyn http://away-together.com/2010/02/03/halfway-there-together-surprises-and-changes-so-far/comment-page-1/#comment-314 Fri, 05 Feb 2010 01:12:29 +0000 http://away-together.com/?p=1615#comment-314 Ahhh Sarah – my favorite post too! I can confirm with first hand experience from just a few days ago in NZ, that your family is “in the groove” together. As soon as we began our 2-family kayaking adventure, I could feel your connectedness and sense of well-being together. I miss all four of you and so do Doug, Colin and Liam. Happy trails in Australia. Now I will look up Turkey/Greece contacts…

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By: Jennifer http://away-together.com/2010/02/03/halfway-there-together-surprises-and-changes-so-far/comment-page-1/#comment-313 Thu, 04 Feb 2010 19:42:29 +0000 http://away-together.com/?p=1615#comment-313 This post is just wonderful. Like Martha, it may be my favorite yet. Your family has grown strong together in so many ways, and I am so happy for you all. What a gift to have the space and time to really get to know each other and, together find the important things in life. You may find it very hard indeed to come back here!

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By: Cheryl http://away-together.com/2010/02/03/halfway-there-together-surprises-and-changes-so-far/comment-page-1/#comment-312 Thu, 04 Feb 2010 17:27:11 +0000 http://away-together.com/?p=1615#comment-312 Love the post, and hey I realized I like your family too! lol. It’s crazy how quickly six months has flown by. I can only hope the next six go by just as quickly. :)

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By: Kelly Valen http://away-together.com/2010/02/03/halfway-there-together-surprises-and-changes-so-far/comment-page-1/#comment-311 Thu, 04 Feb 2010 14:56:00 +0000 http://away-together.com/?p=1615#comment-311 Sarah, this is beautiful. I love the introspection and honesty and would truly love to read a book about this adventure – you’ve done half the work already! Be well in the meantime and enjoy Australia!

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By: Martha Howard http://away-together.com/2010/02/03/halfway-there-together-surprises-and-changes-so-far/comment-page-1/#comment-309 Thu, 04 Feb 2010 13:10:07 +0000 http://away-together.com/?p=1615#comment-309 Little-known fact from Friends of Martha: “Contrary to popular belief, high fat food and lots of wine do not make Martha slothful. She appears drunk and lazy because she has developed a low-energy lifestyle to compensate for her extremely low-energy diet.” ha ha ha

Colly – awesome pic!

Sar – this is my favorite post yet. You are truly changed in so many good ways and your life will forever be different and better because of this experience.

I love you guys!!

M.

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By: Mike V http://away-together.com/2010/02/03/halfway-there-together-surprises-and-changes-so-far/comment-page-1/#comment-308 Thu, 04 Feb 2010 07:07:04 +0000 http://away-together.com/?p=1615#comment-308 Thanks for sharing your thoughts and experiences. It is really interesting as our family is in the middle of planning our own trip.
I’m looking forward to moving in a totally different headspace from the day to day lifestyle (we have a great lifestyle by the way).
I imagine we may experince some of the same surprises and relevations that you have described. Goodluck with the remainder of your trip.

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