Sitting in the bathtub, numbness. Watching the water stream down but not actually feeling the steamy wetness on my skin. An out-of-body experience. Seeing myself curled up in a ball, gasping for air, crying hysterically, trying to reconcile this lost self. “...there's beauty in the breakdown...” this, is one of my favorite lyrics of all … Continue reading Learning to Forgive Yourself
I'm going to switch gears up a bit. When I started the blog, it was meant to be a way to share the travel adventures of our Sabbatical, perhaps even to inspire some of you to embark on your own adventures 😉 But as we all know, we can't control everything... and life, just happens. … Continue reading Here’s hoping you find what you’re looking for.
🙏🏽To be completely transparent with you, a lot has happened in the last year -- most notably, Michael and I dissolved our marriage and I've been working on reinventing myself. I actually started writing this over a year ago, but due to other projects and a lot of solo traveling, it's taken me this long … Continue reading Paris, Part 2
When Michael & I started daydreaming 🤩 about our Sabbatical, we only spoke of living abroad. What had always attracted us to traveling abroad, was the ability to engulf ourselves in other cultures, to meet people that think differently than us; to gain fresh perspectives. 🧐 Staying in the United States, felt like a compromise … Continue reading Unexpect the Expected
I vividly remember how I felt, driving on the vast freeway from San Antonio to West Texas, watching the illuminated night train speed beside me. 🚂 It was very exhilarating, it almost felt like a race, a race I desperately wanted to win. Ahead of me, a Fleetwood Pace Arrow 37c RV, driven by my … Continue reading The adVentuRe
Subject is a bit dramatic, huh? Well, as I promised from the beginning, this blog is meant to be a sort of guide, so it needs to be real. It's much easier to post pretty pictures and write about the adventure. 🤭 The truth is, those are only snapshots of what's really happening... and we … Continue reading There’s always a Sacrifice