These days seem to be filled with choices that tend to minimize the very rich and human complexity of life, and simply ask us to draw a line in the sand. 🧐 In my opinion, one of these highly debated, but very much, "man-made" dichotomies, is eating meat. I’ve said it before, I don’t consider … Continue reading The notion of “AND” vs “OR”
Planning ahead has always been a necessity because our last 5 years of travel have been filled with "trips", rather than relaxing vacations. 🌴 RV travel happens to be very similar. You need to make reservations and schedule travel time depending on various factors, one of them being park availability. We found this out the … Continue reading Camping vs Glamping
Everyone seems to have their own idea of what RV life is like, 🤔 and because the concept doesn’t seem to match the subject, this tends to throw people off a bit. Our go to lines have become: It’s like a tiny house on wheels OR, you know those really big tour buses? It’s probably … Continue reading Life on The Road
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
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
Living in California has it's perks... an ever changing restaurant scene, music concerts, art galleries, museums, the mountains AND the beach! 🏖 🌊 If that wasn't enough, it also happens to have the most vast wine country region in America... 🍇 Hard to believe this place is not the whole package... Hmnn 🤨 think traffic … Continue reading The Napa Valley of Western Colorado?
The holidays are always difficult for us. Splitting your time between in-laws is hard enough, but then you also have your good friends, some with families 👨👩👧👦 of their own, so you wish you could split yourself in two! 😳 The award winning journalist, Edna Buchanan once said: "Friends are the family we choose for … Continue reading I’ll be there for you…
The connection between California and Colorado became seemingly undeniable the longer we lived in L.A. ☺️ From the multiple family members who've moved back and forth between the two sunny states, to our friends boasting about the fabulous skiing in Telluride -- rivaling the likes of Switzerland -- it became apparent we were very lucky ☘️ … Continue reading Western Colorado Wonderland!
I don’t know about you, but I’ve come to realize that growing up, I took my hometown for granted😱 I know this now because all of the fun places we've visited on this Sabbatical so far, are places that had been here all along! Sometimes, it does seem that people tend to become complacent with … Continue reading Hometown Treasures.
Michael and I met in a small town in Western CO. Fresh out of college and with very different backgrounds, I was a city girl 💄💅🏽and he was born and raised in the Mountain West. We were attracted to each other for many reasons; one of them being, we knew we wanted to explore the … Continue reading First Stop on the Sabbatical!