After 9/11, my husband would wake up at 5 am to check the news on the computer, wondering if something happened overnight. Nothing did, of course, but what if something had happened? What would my husband have done with that news? Nothing. It was useless to worry.
He learned not to worry and just live his life after about a month or two.
We Are Selling Our Apartment And Leaving NYC
Aren’t we concerned that our money will run out? We’re too young to leave our jobs! Don’t we know that inflation will eat our savings?
And Latin America? Isn’t it dangerous?
A recent TripAdvisor Guatemala forum thread shows how hot the subject of safety is.
Look at how many responses there are to the two threads on safety. People are very concerned.
The U.S. Department of State rates Guatemala a Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution. Other countries that rated Level 2 are France, Spain, Germany and Denmark!
Safety Travel Tip
Hopefulist, a steady contributor to the Guatemala forums (she has over 13,000 TripAdvisor forum posts), says that she carries an extra wallet with expired credit cards and a little cash, just in case she gets robbed. She is from Oregon and has been traveling to Guatemala three times a year for the past 30 years. She even has a house in Lake Atitlan.
A Day In A 4th Grade Classroom
Fire Marshall Carl was teaching a class about fire prevention and safety. He asked the group of children, “What part of your body never goes to sleep?”
Robaa raised her hand and said, “Your fears.”
We are not afraid. Things may not turn out well, but giving up the rest of our healthy years in exchange for security is not something we are willing to do. We prefer to head into the unknown. #NoFear