So many things in life come in circles, in cycles, in waves. They come and they go with a relentless ebb and flow that we can sometimes predict but rarely control. Our lives have these seasons, and we can either fight them or we can grow with them. The waves that I fight are the … More Keeping the Darkness at Bay
I have worked good jobs with great people, but have had no position yet which I could say I truly loved. So far my work history has been varied and usually the result of desperate searches for any sort of employment. I think that in these transient jobs which we work in order to pay … More Work Friends
It was the last week of May, 2012. The plans were made months in advance, but it wasn’t until I was packing too much into a too small suitcase that I realized I was really getting to go to Ireland. I’d gotten my passport only just before we were set to leave, and I was … More Looking Back: Bailieborough
I am sitting in a waiting room reading this year’s April/May edition of National Geographic Traveler Magazine. Since I was a small child and my mother came home with a monumental stack of NG salvaged from someone’s half packed up yard sale, these magazines have been my favorite – the only magazine I have ever … More Give It All You’ve Got
I can see cleaaaaarly now, the rain is gone. I can see all obstacles in my way! Okay, maybe that’s an exaggeration. But I have to rejoice when I encounter some new perspective. It’s one of those situations when people can tell you the same thing over and over, and you think you’re taking their … More Becoming a Bigger Picture Person
I guess I’m destined to ramble ever on about my life and how I want to change it. Looking back at my own posts puts me to sleep, they’re so dull. Somehow I can’t seem to focus on anything else. At any rate, I think the differences I’m working for are worth it, so I’ll … More Disconnect to Reconnect
I am trying to find some balance in my life.
You could say I’m addicted to road trips and you wouldn’t be wrong. I think I must truly be a nomad at heart, and I’ve never been more okay with embracing a label than that. I think the technical definition of nomad is: a member of a people having no permanent abode, and who travel from … More Rocks, Roadtrips, and the Realm in Between