1. Patricia
    April 13, 2014 @ 10:29 am

    I’ve missed your posts – none since January and hope that you’re both ok and nothing bad has happened. When we find “friends” on their blogs, we begin to enjoy spending time with them, learning about their life’s ups and downs, ins and outs, and we, can live through their blogs, the type of life lives we really can only dream about. Be well, be happy – but please let us know all is well.

    • Kerri
      April 13, 2014 @ 5:06 pm

      Thank you so much, Patricia. I didn’t mean to take so long of a break from the blog. I will begin blogging again this week. I’m sorry you missed my posts, thanks for being such a loyal Living Larger!

  2. Mary
    February 17, 2014 @ 6:16 am

    I hope you are faring well during this winter. Here in central Missouri we have been having snow, ice and cold grey days. Today, freezing rain changing to rain. I can hear it hitting the windows now. But, tomorrow sun is forecast.
    Look forward to reading your blog and how you are doing.

    • Kerri
      April 13, 2014 @ 5:07 pm

      Hi, Mary,

      Thanks so much for your note. I’ll be back to blogging this week!

  3. Brette
    February 3, 2014 @ 9:46 am

    You are so right that life is a journey and what works for you is always changing. I’m feeling the impermanence of things now strongly since my mother-in-law just passed away and my daughter is going to be moving out. We too are starting to reassess where we live and think about changes.

  4. Sheryl
    January 24, 2014 @ 7:51 pm

    I hope your special friendship will endure even though your friends are moving on. We had neighbors who turned into close friends. Though we both moved, and it takes more effort to see one another, we still manage though not as often.

  5. Clay Mccleery
    January 21, 2014 @ 10:23 am

    Always enjoy your stories. Sounds idyllic.

  6. Kathleen Winn
    January 21, 2014 @ 10:22 am

    Change can be difficult and things don’t always work out as planned. We bought land in 2000 and had planned to build our dream house, but instead, when a house across the road came up for sale, we realized it would be much cheaper and easier to buy it than build our own. Our dream was altered, but we still ended up living just across from our land. We are where we want to be for now, but we often talk about the fact that as we get older, it will be more of a challenge to take care of 105 acres and a big house with yard. I don’t like to think of this dream we’re living, coming to an end. But such is life, and probably the time will come when we’ll need to downsize and move to a more senior friendly home. It’s important to be able to deal with change and to be flexible in how our dreams are realized. And of course, it’s important to not fixate too much on what might happen in the future, and instead enjoy the time we have here and now.