I’m an American who is embarking on a new ex-pat life and leaving my lawyer self behind.  My husband, Matt, and I are born and raised Wisconsinites who decided to incorporate our love of travel and experiencing new cultures into our daily lives by chucking our jobs, home and delightful lives in the States in exchange for a mid-life adventure.  Thankfully, Matt’s status as an educator secured him a position as a principal at an English immersion school and I am along for the ride as a “trailing spouse.”  First stop – Cajamarca, Peru!

Here is how we broke the news to friends and family:

Out with old       In with Peru

Leaving our house in Wauwatosa:


Loving our temporary life on Milwaukee’s East Side:


The Calling


Pier Wisconsin and the Dennis Sullivan

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  2. So good to meet you both yesterday. A really enjoyable day in Paracas! Will look forward to catching up with your blog on our return to the Falklands, and following your adventures in Peru. Best wishes for the future, Peter & Annie

    • Likewise! Matt and I enjoyed your and Annie’s company and will look for the details of the rest of your Peruvian vacation (to get ideas for ours!) and other adventures on peterspenguinpost.blogspot.com. Safe travels!

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