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Living Your Ideal Global Life Summit 2015-3.0

We have made it to day 3 of the online Living Your Ideal Global Life Summit! My brain is brimming with information and I am noticing some reoccurring themes regarding creating a Global Life. So far the speakers have been very informative, funny, and insightful. This is good stuff, so lets do it! Day 3: […]

Living Your Ideal Global Life Summit 2015-2.0

Ok folks, I hope you enjoyed the day 1 recap of the Summit. I’m enjoying writing these condensed versions because it allows me time to absorb the information again and now I have a place to come back to for inspiration. Remember, any time you want extra info on the Summit or the speakers, visit […]

Living Your Ideal Global Life Summit 2015-1.0

If there is something I amĀ  excited and passionate about, I try to surround myself with as much information and opportunities related to that beautiful shiny thing as I can. My shiny thing happens to be travel and the location-independence movement. And believe it or not, there are many travel summits and opportunities which cater […]

Why You Should House Sit In Your Own City

I know that my blog has only been active for approximately two months, but I’m already noting some changes and additions I would like to make. This is actually not a daunting task for me, 1) because I don’t have much content, 2) I can only fine-tune my message and improve from where I am […]

Visiting Oregon Wine Country

The holidays have come and gone, presents opened and all ready forgotten. Even though crowds and mass-consumerism make me queasy, I really do enjoy Christmas with all of the lights, festivities and parties. After surviving the hullabaloo building up to Christmas with many feasts and visiting relatives, the family was surprised with a gift of […]

A Thank You.

I woke up today, this first Monday of 2015, with a heavy feeling in my heart. The emotion was inexplicable and as I bustled about getting a 7 year old and myself ready, and preparing for the morning commute, the feeling became more intense. I was suddenly overcome with a feeling of inadequacy and I […]

Estate Sales & Antique Malls

I would first like to say: Happy 2015 dear readers! Wow, 2014 really was a crazy year filled with extremes, for sure. As I go through my Word Press reader, which allows me to easily see all the newest blog posts from the many travel bloggers I follow, I am left in awe of the […]

A Birthday Feast for the Eyes

December 1st has come and gone, yet what do we really know about this noblest of days? It is the gateway day to all other holidays occurring this month, with out the 1st, you have no other days. Also, it’s my birthday! After some snooping, I found that several noteworthy events also happened on this […]

Graveyards: a popular travel destination?

What is it about graveyards that intrigue us so much? Is it the idea of walking among the dead? Or perhaps it gives us time to reflect on our own mortality, an afterlife, reincarnation… For whatever reason, I thoroughly enjoy visiting graveyards when I travel. I guess it allows me to imagine the stories of […]

Welcome to The Graveyard Shift Travel Blog!

Welcome to the first posting of the Graveyard Shift! It was a late night decision to start this blog. A few weeks ago, after the rest of the family had gone to bed, I poured a whiskey and decided to watch something before convincing myself to go to sleep as well. I came across an […]