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Jun 11Liked by Brent Hartinger, Michael Jensen

Happy belated birthday! You both have been authentic and engaging with your readers. Looking forward to more! :)

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Gracias!

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Thank you! 😍

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May 30Liked by Brent Hartinger, Michael Jensen

Just found your page. I'm glad not getting a publisher didn't prevent you from pursuing writing and documenting your journey. Is your memoir interspersed within the Substack pages here?

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Indeed! A number of articles are basically chapters we rewrote for the newsletter. Let me see if I can find the links and post them for you.

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May 30Β·edited May 30Liked by Brent Hartinger, Michael Jensen

Happy Birthday, BMAGP! Such a great achievement. I'm not if I've shared this but I actually came across your Substack a few years ago, prior to my wife and I's own nomadic and sabbatical year of travel. It was fun to read about all your adventures, but was also a great source of inspiration for our own trip. I even said to my wife: 'Hey these are the kinds of people we could meet while we are nomading, how cool is that?!' I know, I'm such a dork! Anyway, just thought I'd share that with you. Despite the whole dork thing.

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Oh, I didn't realize you knew us *before* your own trips. How fun! I'm glad we didn't scare your wife away completely.

(I agree with Michael. Dorks are awesome.)

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That's the dorkiest thing I've heard all month. And by dorky, I mean AWESOME! BECAUSE DORKS ARE AWESOME!

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May 29Liked by Brent Hartinger, Michael Jensen

Congratulations! Your newsletter is a highlight in my inbox. You are amazing writer's with the gift of gab and provide valuable information. Thank you.

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Thank you very much!

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Thanks so much, Patti!

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May 28Liked by Brent Hartinger, Michael Jensen

Love you guys! Thanks for all the interesting content.

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Thank you for reading!

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Well, thank you! That means the world to us.

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May 27Liked by Brent Hartinger, Michael Jensen

I love reading about your adventures. Your experience turned us onto house/pet sitting which we do several times a year now. Keep up the great work and travel well!

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Love hearing about the housesitting!

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Thank you, Susan! Really appreciate the continued support. And how fun you're housesitting!

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May 27Β·edited May 27Liked by Brent Hartinger, Michael Jensen

Always looking forward to your next adventures. Thank you for sharing your world with us!

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Thanks, Laura. Was just looking at pics of Skagway the other day and thinking of you guys!

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Thank you, Laura! You're so sweet to support us.

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May 27Liked by Brent Hartinger, Michael Jensen

Congratulations on this landmark. I recommend your newsletter to anyone who expresses an interest in nomadic living. Keep up the good work!

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Thank you so much!

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Thank you! We very much appreciate that.

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May 27Liked by Brent Hartinger, Michael Jensen

This is awesome, guys - congrats! Your articles are always fun reads.....keep up the amazing work!

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Thank you so much, David!

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Thank you very much, David!

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May 27Liked by Brent Hartinger, Michael Jensen

Congrats on a fantastic three years! Your success is well-warranted.

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Perhaps you should write a book about two intrepid Substack travel writers who infiltrate the mysterious world of, well, something. Then plot twist, plot twist, sexy yet tenderly romantic scene, plot twist, car chase, car chase, helicopter chase, gratuitous sex scene, plot twist, and a shocking ending!

There you go, it's practically written. In fact, I'm going to have to insist on a cowriting credit.

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Did you install Spyware on my laptop?! I just sent an alarmingly similar outline to my agent.

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I've always gotten a lot of "OMG I LOVE THIS...but here's why I can't buy it.." from editors, but it was more than usual than this one. Also, the two old white guys didn't help.

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Classic. Can't wait to hear them lamenting how they passed on this mega-bestseller.

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No, but I just took a screenshot of this comment ...

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Entrapped! Again...

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Hmm, now I'm wondering if I should've pre-ordered your supposed thriller.🧐🧐🧐😁😁😁

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It's thrillingly disappointing, to be sure.

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Thank you, man! Means a lot.

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May 27Liked by Brent Hartinger, Michael Jensen

Congratulations for following your dream! In my opinion, it’s been a success because of perfect balance of honesty, awe, and positive attitude! And also because you seem to very much appreciate the readers who have paid to engage with your work! You’ve given me so much interesting travel reading! πŸ’šπŸ˜»

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Thanks, Kitty!

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Awwww, thank you. We try very hard to keep things positive.

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It’s very refreshing in a world in which everyone seems to have a contentious opinion. Your writing is never argumentative. It interesting to read both sides of an idea that you present! πŸ’šπŸ˜»

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May 27Liked by Brent Hartinger, Michael Jensen

Congratulations on three awesome years! Excited to read your continuing adventures.

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Here's hoping we give you a tenth of the pleasure you've given me over the past few years.

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Sweet talker :-)

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Hey, I warned you that when I fanboy, I fanboy hard.

But I'm really working on that whole stalker-vibe thing. BTW, that dinner you and Dave had last night looked AMAZING!

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If you're going to spy on dinner, you could at least help wash the dishes after.

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And just like that, Michael ceased being a stalker!

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Thank you, Melissa! Michael is also a big fan of yours.

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May 27Liked by Brent Hartinger, Michael Jensen

I’m so grateful for the content you create and the connection I feel to your travels. Things I’ve never thought of and frankly, some I never want to experience, are still interesting to read about. Thank you for all you do and the care that you put into every facet of your communication.

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Thank you for coming along on our journey!

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Thank you, Mike! Really appreciate your support.

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Congrats. It’s def a favorite read of mine.

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Thanks!

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Thanks Michael!

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