Our New Book: 10,080 Minutes

10,080 Minutes


10,080 Minutes

These last two years of transition, our move from Big Red Kitchen, the place, to Manderley Cottage have somewhat silenced me.  I journeyed these last two years in a state of wonder. Did we actually pull off the biggest lifestyle makeover?  To, now what?  It wasn’t until back in April when a publishing company, who I had looked at a year ago, contacted me to ask if I had a book to publish. That little prompt made me realize I was finally ready to tell our story.  So for the last six months I wrote, and rewrote our story with Himself by my side editing, sharing his thoughts, and brainstorming how to fit as much valuable information into this book as possible.

Once I sent the book off to the publishers, I felt a warm rush of peace. My time in transition had ended and I felt closure. I can move on now. We are safe, we are strong, and we are living what matters.  Our children have adjusted beautifully to our lifestyle change, finding friends, jobs, sports, and enjoying our new home.  Himself and I are making new goals and pondering how we can help others live what matters to them.

Our book “10,080 Minutes” is the story of our family’s quest for living what matters. In 2014 we underwent a dramatic lifestyle makeover and created a lifestyle that defines what we can control and supports that which we cannot. Our journey took us through giant obstacles, great risks, and really hard days. The book outlines the who, what, when, where, why, and how we did what we did. The book is short and sweet- 36 pages, and can be read straight through so that your cup of coffee will still be warm by the time you are finished!

If you would like a free copy (for another 25 days at least!), go to www.the10080minutesbook.com


“In order to write about Life, first you must live it.” — Ernest Hemmingway


  1. Posted October 17, 2016 at 11:04 PM | Permalink

    Oh Robin, I could not be more proud of you and Dan for this book! Cannot wait to download it. I plan on linking it on my blog post tomorrow. It’s so true that life is so much more than the “stuff” that clutters up your life – so happy you guys made the leap and are loving your new lifestyle!


    • Robin
      Posted October 18, 2016 at 11:46 AM | Permalink

      Biz! Thanks so much for sharing on your blog!!! It has been so much fun being friends with you all these years. You are an inspiration to me and how you too have followed your dreams even in loss. You are full of sunshine and love!

  2. Posted October 20, 2016 at 11:57 AM | Permalink

    Congratulations Robin – now I know where you’ve been. I’ll look forward to reading it.

    • Robin
      Posted October 24, 2016 at 3:32 PM | Permalink

      Hi Larry,
      I did take a big break! Thanks for downloading the book, I hope you enjoy it- then you will know what I have been up to in detail:)

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