Welcome to @SalvageLit

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I’m Heidi Porter: writer, wanderer, wine-lover, & wife. I also like my kids, dogs, food, & good lighting

I have a day job, but Salvage Lit is my space carved out on the Internet to write, be creative, & share the process.

If you like words & stuff, the ART side of the blog is for you.

@TheJetsetting Porters

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Also: in January 2019, my hubby, 2 kiddos, 2 doggos & myself sold all of our stuff & moved to the Dominican Republic to give #remotework a shot.

Why? Why. TF. Not.

So if you’re interested in that journey, the ADVENTURE side of the blog awaits.

Month 1: Check!

instagraminstagrampinteresttwitterRemote Life We are somehow an entire month into our remote-work adventure. Like so many of the best experiences, it feels both like we just got here & like we’ve been here forever. We have settled quickly into a new house (our 2nd...

2019: The Year of #Value

instagraminstagrampinteresttwitterGrace Melinda Gates—philanthropist, businesswoman, & all-around compassionate & kind human being—has a unique New Year’s tradition. Instead of creating a resolution for herself, she chooses a single word to capture her vision...

Week 2

instagraminstagrampinteresttwitterThe Move Holy crap, we did it! After much deliberation about when & where & how, the hubby & I committed to move ourselves, our 2 kiddos, & our 2 doggos to the Dominican Republic ~14 weeks ago. & while it’s been 14...


The Plan We ! have ! a ! plan! Most of you know, we went on vacay in the Dominican Republic in June & came back with a crazy idea: Should we move to the DR? This one idea led to a SPIRAL OF IDEAS, Should we move to Central America? South America? Asia? Canada?...


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