Riding with Chickens on a Tailgate to a Hidden Gem of Colombia

Passengers simply hung onto the outside of the truck. . . Just as I lifted my light to see up into the cave I screamed.

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Can a Recluse Live a Life of Travel?

  As a child I dreamed of building my own dwelling in the woods and living alone, self-sufficient off the land.  I like people, I really do.  I love a good party and I revel in great conversations, but a part of me longs to be secluded.  I love my alone time. Does that make me... Continue Reading →

House Sitting, a Nomads Vacation

Something about getting on a bus headed to a place I have never been with all our belongings on our laps or in the bin overhead simply excites me. I get a giddy feeling and a goofy grin on my face.  However it can also be exhausting moving constantly from place to place.  Sometimes it... Continue Reading →

A Dark Turn

They say some things are better left buried. I have often thought about writing a book about breaking free from my previous marriage that was wrought with abuse.  The book would delve into what it took to break away from the religious legalism that kept me there for so long.  Everyone goes through struggles in life and mine are no more... Continue Reading →

What We Need; Packing for Two Years

A little over one year ago we decided to sell everything we owned except what would fit in our two backpacks and take off to travel the world, as light as possible.   Over the next eight months that followed we quit our jobs, sold our stuff including cars, a motorcycle, our home and just about... Continue Reading →

My 5 Favorite Things in Leon, Nicaragua

Here's a list of my favorite things in Leon, Nicaragua.  We spent the entire month of December 2016 there to take a break from travelling.  We were able to attend cultural events like La Purisima, and a Nicaraguan New Year celebration, but for the most part we just took it easy. 1.  Sopa de leche  ♦... Continue Reading →

Strays of Nicaragua

The look of hope in her eyes broke my heart. Just a moment ago she lay there sleeping in the dust. A tan coat stretched over her hip bones and ribs. Ears twitched as she dreamt. I waited on the bench nearby till she opened her eyes. She looked around sadly till I moved toward... Continue Reading →

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