About Me

Oh you’re done talking….. Is it my turn to introduce myself?

I’m 40 old and a wife to my husband of nearly 16 years and his lover of nearly 22 years. We’ve known each other half our lives and it freaks us out nearly daily.

Then:
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We’ve gone through a lot between now and then, too much to share all at once in the About section. But I promise to continue sharing insight as we go on how we manage to stay together and the reality of how hard that actually is.

Now:
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I’m a food scientist that recently took a short detour in my career and went into global sourcing, so I could see the world more and expand my knowledge about the world and in business. I haven’t been many places, but I went to Spain, Italy, China and Vietnam for work and before all that, I visited a friend in South Korea and it changed my life.

Here are pictures from a couple of those trips:
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Lake Como, Italy

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Olive groves as far as the eye can see in Seville, Spain area.

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And these are two of my favorite pics from my South Korea trip – the first is a bunch of waygukens (foreigners) at The Lantern Festival. The second is my friend Ang who I visited and spent 11 days with enjoying the entire country together.

I am not 100% comfortable admitting that I’m probably a Buddhist now since I grew up Christian and constantly feel the need to explain and defend all of my decisions, like my tattoos….
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It makes me say this to myself nearly daily.
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It took us about 18 years together to grow up, so we never really settled down and had children. We currently have three dogs: Buster, Annie Jr. and Mama (Annie Sr).

What else do you want to know? I’m trying to live my life day-to-day and figure out how to retire to our favorite place on earth early, hence the name of my blog,

My Journey Out Of The Rat Race.

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