Category: Random Thoughts

Useful Facts About Ecuador

| December 20, 2015 | 46 Replies
Useful Facts About Ecuador

  Useful Facts About Ecuador We have a lot to cover today. Lets start with a few useful facts about Ecuador that just about anyone coming here, or living here, can use. You will find these in the Do You Know section of this post. You will especially want to read about the restrictions that […]

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Retirement Faux Pas

| November 24, 2015 | 31 Replies
Retirement Faux Pas

. Retirement Faux Pas and other stuff…   I am sitting in my cozy little mountain cabin in California. My feet are frozen. I’m not used to this cold. Came here for the Thanksgiving holiday, to do a little paperwork, and to visit with my family and friends. This is not a technically easy place […]

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Ecuador 2015….. Feliz Año Nuevo

| January 23, 2015 | 84 Replies
Ecuador 2015…..  Feliz Año Nuevo

  Ecuador 2015   Happy New Year everyone. Ecuador 2015 is going to be the best year ever. Today we are going to talk about making better choices, and some of those choices will not be easy. We will go on a little fantasy ride to a better place. And then we have a little […]

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Christmas Confessions… Ecuador 2014

| December 24, 2014 | 79 Replies
Christmas Confessions… Ecuador 2014

Bless Me Father, For I’m About To Sin Part One       (Jack and Paula) We’ve decided to leave the country and retire in South America. It’s the place that seems to be the most affordable. Dammit, I thought there would be more in our savings account, but things didn’t work out like I […]

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Ecuador George does Medellin Colombia

| December 10, 2014 | 75 Replies
Ecuador George does Medellin Colombia

  Medellin Colombia… Is It Dangerous?   We should have known better. Everyone warned us about traveling to Colombia…   “Medellin Colombia is dangerous. Be extra careful because there is a lot of violent crime and a lot of drugs.” “Just stay home, why risk it all. Why go to a place that you know […]

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Why Ecuador, Why Not?

| February 28, 2014 | 58 Replies
Why Ecuador, Why Not?

  Why Ecuador? This whole Ecuador thing started almost three years ago… One day I am a moderately successful custom home builder and the next day I am retiring 10 years early, selling everything, and moving to South America… Who does something like that? It looks like we do and we are now exactly 30 […]

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Ecuador Blogs….Which Ones Should You Read?

| December 3, 2013 | 40 Replies
Ecuador Blogs….Which Ones Should You Read?

  Ecuador Blogs and Forums…. Ecuador  George Lets try and guess how many Ecuador blogs and forums there are… Go ahead and pick a number…. Lots and lots of them, that is for sure. A good guess might be somewhere between 300 and 500.  Some of these are more active than others. So which ones […]

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Happy and Gay in Ecuador

| June 25, 2013 | 118 Replies
Happy and Gay in Ecuador

  Happy and Gay in Ecuador   I am in a mood tonight… Lets see if it affects my writing. This is going to be a little bit about being gay in Ecuador, and a lot about why you keep asking me if it’s ok…. It is midnight here. It is dead silent. There is […]

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Living and Dying in Ecuador?

| March 10, 2013 | 77 Replies
Living and Dying in Ecuador?

  Note: This article was posted before it was finished. I hit the wrong button.  Below this first draft is the finished product.  Are You at Peace Today? My brother came into my office a few months ago, right in the middle of the day, and out of the blue asked me if I believe […]

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Living in Ecuador 2017

| February 21, 2013 | 69 Replies
Living in Ecuador 2017

Living in Ecuador 2017 February 21, 2017     Take a ride with me in my time machine…. We find ourselves 4 years into the future….   The year is 2017. I’m still living in Ecuador.     The news from the United States this morning is really good… I knew things would get better […]

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