In the process of discussing the new house, another idea emerged. What about retiring south of the border? The idea is intriguing and might change the plans for building. We might be able to opt out of the rat race a bit sooner and soak our toes in the non-Atlantic ocean a few years earlier and for a few years longer. Bick is a coast-guy at heart and baHAHAHAHA just might be a viable option.