One Ordinary Family on an Extraordinary Adventure

And Then We Packed Up and Moved to Japan

At the airport, preparing to move to Japan.

At the airport, preparing to move to Japan.

This post has been a long time coming, and it will not even remotely begin to cover all that has transpired in the past few months. The short version: We now live in Japan where we are exploring life and culture, and we are just having an amazing adventure.

The long version: Well, that is to come in a little while.

What we are looking at right now is finishing up a few posts here that were in the works but that got tabled in all the excitement of moving 9 people overseas, and we will be talking about all that went into the decision and the planning and the process that got us from there to here.

It is a slow process, but we’re getting there. Or here. Or something like that.

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Rose Godfrey is a speech pathologist and freelance writer. The Godfrey family (Brian, Rose, and the 7 kids who are still at home) crossed the USA in an RV then set out to see the world.
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  1. Tammie Kincaid
    October 25, 2015    

    How exciting to read about your next adventure. I loved sharing this with my family. Of the 300 plus people that came through the kid table at Antietam, your family and story is the one I remember and share often. If you don’t already know folks in Japan, and even if you do, I would love to connect you with a family that I know in Japan. Originally from Japan, they lived in MD for a bit and our kids were in the Bug Patrol together. They returned to Japan and now we are pen pals. Anyway, let me know if you are interested.

    Best wishes as you continue your awesome life journey!

    Tammie Kincaid :)

    • October 27, 2015    

      Tammie, that sounds wonderful!
      We met someone here from Maryland a couple weeks ago. He said Antietam was always his favorite park. :)
      We sure had a great time there.
      I have been reading now about kokeshi dolls and thinking how fun it would be to make them with the girls using clothespins–kind of a Japanese twist on the clothespin dolls we made with you.

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