Hola folks! Quick note – I, site co-owner Mark Mercer, am still doing the Suitcase Entrepreneur 30-Day blog challenge from Natalie Sisson, that I posted about the other day. I’m just not doing it all right here at Uruguay Expat Life. I’m looking at it as a much-needed buttkick on my entire online presence and entrepreneurial activities. Oh, you can still join it, and should. It’s not like she’s gonna hit you with a ruler for being late for class. (Right, Natalie? Please…)
We’ve chosen our own location for now, Uruguay, but it is in fact “location independence” that let us choose it – and the belief that “no freaking idea how yet, but we’ll make it work out” when we decided to pick up and head South. That self-belief and willingness to pack up and go for it are key points from Day 4
Putting it in the terms of one of Natalie’s key points for Day 2: START taking action and defining what your ideal lifestyle looks like., that’s what we had to do to make the big move, which we started over 2 years ago when we, without quite naming it yet, decided to do a “Uruguay Reality Check” trip – revisit our memories of a short visit, but check the prices in hardware stores, groceries, rentals, explore a bunch of places we might choose to live, begin to look at how we’d fund our overseas life… but most important, book the frakking tickets and DO IT!
I’m going to define that all the stuff I’ve been working on this week qualifies at least for my Day 2 through Day 4 activities in the Challenge.
- Back to writing the two books I started too long ago and got “stuck”. Which led to me starting a brand new blog this past week, titled the same as the non-fiction one, Falling Off The Hemisphere. Oh, I’m way more opinionated and nowhere near “politically correct” over there. Caveat Lector. I even kind of made fun of the whole “build your online life blogging” thing, the very thing I’m doing, in my second post there. (Put down that ruler, Natalie…) Continue reading Quickie on The30Day (Blog Challenge)