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

Crazy Facts About Me – Vegetarian and Vegan Eating

I’ll start this post by saying it won’t interest everyone.  And that’s OK.   I will also say that this aspect of my life, and my choice to be a Vegetarian/Vegan is a very personal one.  You will never find me pushing my diet on you.  I will politely answer your questions if you ask and

Work and a Peace Cookie

My friend Steve came by my desk at work last week.  He’s a pretty down to earth and accepting guy.  Interesting too.  He’s an alchemist in his free time and has natural dreadlocks that he treats with essential oils, so he has kind of an earthy fragrance when he is in your presence.  (He smells