Classic Billfold: What I Wanted From My Move to Portland and What I Got
I was on my third major U.S. city and while I’d loved Columbus, Chicago, and Portland, I had never felt a sense of destiny with any of them.
How to Survive on a Beginner Freelance Salary: Move to India
Moving to Bombay, India’s New York, helped me go from breaking even to living large.
The Cost of a New Life: Part Three
I found out my house was for sale last month.
Back in Seattle
I’m still glad I moved to Iowa.
Places I’ve Lived: China and Canada Edition
Many short-term rentals in Shanghai, Toronto, and beyond.
On Rural Areas and Creativity
I don’t feel like I live in a rural area, especially after having grown up in a tiny Midwestern town.
The Unexpected Costs of Leaving
I had planned for the cost of renting a moving van and so on, but the “goodbye Ann Arbor” expenses added up quickly.
Constantly Moving as a Kid Might Have Messed Up My Money Skills
By the time I was eighteen, I had moved eight times with my immediate family.