New Terms

Sometime last snowy December, Guy paused in the kitchen and mentioned that he planned to spend the month of March riding his bike in Spain, on the island of Mallorca. A few beats later, he said that I could come, too, if I were so inclined. I thought about it. I sat in my pandemic …

Air

Kingscote, South Australia, Australia   Friday, August 19, 2016 Everybody knows that the basic premise of all writing, even travel blogging, is conflict. It is discomfort. Some real life examples: An old office-mate of Guy's kept a blog while he was riding his bike across the country wearing jean shorts.  At the end of each …

Agency

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Monday, August 15, 2016 My goal this year is to be less of a wind-sock and more of a leader. I plan to be more active and less re-active.  I am going to practice Agency, so life doesn't pass me by. With Agency in mind, I decided to rent a car …

Lemongrass

  Siem Reap, Cambodia Monday, March 20, 2017 As my go-everywhere bag this trip, I brought a purse that belonged to my mom—a medium-sized, easy-to-clean, forest-green REI bag equipped with anything an intrepid traveler might need. Aside from the painful fact that whenever I catch sight of myself and this bag and my thick shoulders …