The modern world is bustling and busy and sometimes it's difficult for the days and weeks to not meld into one big mash of rushing monotony. It's become very important for me to take the time to truly savor and enjoy the small things that are often overlooked when I am focused on the big … Continue reading Small Things
I had been driving along the south Oregon coastline on the PCH in the midst of a massive low pressure system. The wind was strong enough to pull my van into the shoulder and then shove it back into the middle of the highway and the rain was so saturating that it not only ran … Continue reading Crashing Waves: A Vignette
Ah, once again, winter is upon those of us who live in the northern hemisphere. I've had a difficult relationship with winter in the past and it's often hard for me to transition into it. I've found myself commiserating with everyone else about the cold and snow and spending the months yearning for warmer weather. … Continue reading Going Into The Cold Season
A brief and open letter of admiration. It was years ago in January when my heart was captured. I had never been west of Texas prior to meeting the Mojave. The closest thing I had experienced to a desert was the dry, scrubby brush country of the Texas/Mexico border. Mojave was the first to enchant … Continue reading The Call of The Desert
These days, I comfortably do a lot on my own. I travel, hike, drive, eat, shop, and genuinely enjoy my time by myself. However, for a long while, that was not the case. It's a bit ironic since I'm introverted, but I didn't feel comfortable with the idea of doing things alone and being alone. … Continue reading Feeling Alone, Being Alone, and Finding The Distinction Between Loneliness and Solitude
How I've neglected this little corner of my life. When I started this blog, I had hopes and dreams for making it a travel blog with lots of pretty photos, but alas, I see that I have only two travel-related posts and a bunch of drafts I never finished. So, I'm starting over, but with … Continue reading A Reintroduction and a Resurrection
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