Flash: 35 and Alive in Florence

So 35 happened. It came and went and I feel ok about it. It happened in Florence, Italy, with a 9 year old as my companion. Upon waking up, I assembled my excitement for the day-- 35 in Italy! Woohoo!! But in ...

Flash: On Barcelona

We spent 10 days in the capital of Catalonia and we were keen on learning more about the city's distinct history, culture, and food scene... which we did--in large quantities! From historic walking tours in the...

Travel and Volunteering: Month 3 Round Up

On November 3rd 2016 we celebrated our third month on the road! We are both alive and well, so let’s take a quick look at our Travel and Volunteering: Month 3 Round Up! ...Three months of travel have passed,...

Flash Memoir: Conversations with Rocks

There is a desired solitude one can find up on the mountain side. A place for contemplation, reflection, and... "OH, COME ON!  YOU. ASS. HOLE!" Thud... Thud... Thud.  The rock eventually stopped rollin...

Flash Memoir: Enough is Enough

This is the first post for Flash Memoir & Flash Fiction, short stories that will be featured on the blog showcasing the power of storytelling. Stay tuned for guest post opportunities, slightly inappropriate...

How to Afford (and Survive) London with a kid

How to Afford (and Survive) London with a Kid: We arrived to London by train on a Friday morning and so began our weekend adventure in one of the most expensive cities in the world. We are slow traveling and v...

The Inglorious Return to Blogging

Hello. Yikes. A lot of time sure has passed since I last sent word or update regarding our year of travel. Fear not, below is all you have been patiently waiting for... my return to blogging! We began this j...

The 13 Days of Yule Lads: the super late addition

Ok folks, let's not beat around the bush. I totally wet the bed on my grand idea of introducing a Yule Lad on the 13 days leading up to Christmas. {I did introduce the first two Yule Lads here and here, so don'...

The 13 Days of Yule Lads: Giljagaur

Welcome to day two of the 13 days of Yule Lads! Things are just heating up in here and the Yule Lads only get creepier as the days pass. If you missed yesterday's Yule Lad, makes sure to get caught up with the ...