Really helpful, David. Have you written a post on tips for breaking down a life in the U.S. and moving abroad? Tips on getting rid of stuff, downscaling to make the transition less stressful? Also what to do about valuables that you really don’t want to part with, like diaries, journals, photos, etc. (put in storage somewhere? Transfer to digital and then store?) Thanks!

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