Andrew tweeted the other day that we are slowing down traveling. It's true. After two years living the digital nomad life, we are settling down for a while. The city we chose is Toronto, my hometown. I don't think it's really hit me yet but I think now's a good time to reflect. I can definitely feel reality creeping in.
We're in Toronto now for two and a half months. We're subletting so it doesn't feel permanent yet. We're off to Seattle for a short stint after this but then we're coming back. At that time, we'll look for more permanent housing. Insane!
I can see me being happy here. My family is here, I have friends here. Toronto is a really cool city. The whole thing feels kind of bitter-sweet. Either way, it's a new phase and something to be excited about.
Leaving SF was mostly my idea. I enjoy seeing the world and I would continue to do so if it was just me. That said, it's not just me. Andrew has made compromises for the last two years so I think it's fair that I make some now. I completely understand the tradeoffs he's had to make and the reasons he wants to settle down.
I'll go into those more later…