Death Of A Computer And The Leaky Savings Account

I was off work the Wednesday before Thanksgiving so I woke up ready to tackle some writing projects and complete some work on a new website I am developing.  I was pretty motivated and excited to get some real progress made as I opened my laptop to begin my work.  I was unaware my computer

10 Things – When Family Gathers For the Holiday

I just got an email from a friend who has family visiting for the Thanksgiving holiday.  It got me thinking about my family and the families of the men I now call exes.   Let’s just say I have had some interesting family gatherings over the years.   Here is a list of things, from all

12 Things You Understand If You Move A Lot

As I gleefully (yes I said ‘gleefully’) plan my life of full-time travel, I remember what is has been like throughout my life as someone who frequently relocated.  It started when I was just a baby and carried right over into my adult life.  I’ve never really settled down, and I like it.  It’s almost

What Is The Best Day Of Your Life?

I am one of those annoyingly optimistic people.  I definitely have down days and have been known to become frustrated with situations just like everyone else, but I make a concerted effort to overcome those feelings and work to see the positive in every situation.  It can take me a minute, but I am serious

Post Birthday Weekend Summary

In case you were wondering, and even if you weren’t, I had a lovely Birthday and weekend.  I didn’t do anything exciting, but I got several unexpected surprises.  First my coworkers got me a lovely card and wrote some beautiful words inside.  The kindness of some of those words even brought me to tears once

Birthday Bliss! Happy Birthday To Me!

Today is my birthday!   I haven’t been shy in sharing with anyone who asks that I am turning 30…  with 18 years experience.  HAHA!  I may not get cuter with age, but I sure think I’m funnier! It’s an exciting birthday because this time next year I will be on the road.   In

Are You a Radical Hippie?

My friends often refer to me as a hippie. It’s something I embrace and don’t shy away from at all.  I’m all about the peace, love, and happiness after all.  Recently however, when I told someone my plans to travel full-time, they reacted in a way that rather surprised me.  They accused me of being a