Today is the Day

Today is the day. I am leaving. This journey begins. My CRV is loaded with everything I will need for all seasons, hopefully for all situations. I am nervous and figuring out distractions so I don’t think too much about the anxiety I associate with this. It’s pretty difficult to write and not think about […]

Setbacks: Letting go of Control and Trusting the Plan

Frustration, fear, anxiety. These are just a few of the emotions that revealed themselves last night as my Mom and I hung up the custom curtains, the final step of the conversion. We’ve spent 2 nights working on these, her exhausted from balancing work and driving over to me, me getting anxious and acknowledging fears […]

Mental Preparation

A friend had suggested that it would be interesting to hear about the mental preparation that goes into this kind of journey.  This is the type of thing that can only be written at night, while I am tired, so the guards are further down. So, please do excuse typos!  I ordered business cards to […]

The Story: Intent

Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. Hello and thank you for your finding yourself on this page. My trip is set to launch in about a week, and the nerves are sneaking in. By nerves, I mean the seeds of self doubt: “Is this necessary?” “Is this wise?” “Should I even […]