Dan's Story

  • Dan's Story

    One Turning Point After Another in My Life

    Can you think of a specific moment in your life, a turning point, when you knew that your life would never be the same?  Oftentimes, I think of many of those moments in my life.  We all have events in our lives that profoundly change the direction of where we thought we were going.  I would like to share a few of these moments with you, including the most recent one – why I decided to emigrate to Portugal. I Was Just a Kid In high school, I was just meandering through life as if life was happening around me. I was merely a participant in everyone else’s lives.  I…

  • Dan's Story

    Starting a New Life, Late in the Game

    I know I’m making the right decision.  I just know it.  It’s probably not for everyone, but if you’re reading this, you might be interested in how I decided to move to Europe to start a new life with some of my family.  There is a lot to consider.  I’m fifty years old, and we plan to move only two years from now.  My wife, Angie, and our two youngest sons, Bradley (19) and Benjamin (4), along with my sister, Alecia, and her daughter, Kellie (16), plan to move to Portugal together as a family. We will live, work, and enjoy what life has to offer across the Atlantic.  For…