Category Archives: Life Moments

Solo Travel: Life in The Slow Lane

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*Beep…Beep…Beep* The piercing yet familiar sound of my alarm clock jolts me awake. I roll over to silence the annoying ringer and glance at the time; it’s 4:32 AM and still dark out. “Who’s idea was this?” I think to myself, still half-asleep. I hurriedly get dressed and make a few last minute adjustments to my pack before doing my… Read more »

Old Boots, New Dirt

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Change is never easy. Big or small, it forces you outside of your comfort zone into a world of vulnerability. You’ll find yourself pioneering a path into the unknown while grappling at emotions of fear and excitement. Change is scary at the beginning, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end. While it may be painful, it teaches us… Read more »

Chasing Footprints

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All too often, I think we chase moments hoping to make a specific event into a special memory rather than letting life unfold organically. We’ve become so accustomed to life in the fast lane that even the thought of unplugging elicits a chuckle and many an eye roll. We rely so heavily on human interaction to validate our adventures and… Read more »

Going To The Mountains Is Like Coming Home

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Home: 1 word that can mean many different things to many different people. For some, it’s four walls and a roof over their head. For others, it’s a person that makes them feel safe and protected from the harshness of society. Still others seek to find something they can call home and never find it. I feel lucky to have… Read more »

Unguarded Moments

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I remember the moment like it happened yesterday. I was curled up on the couch, engrossed by a chapter in “The Girl on The Train” while my Starbucks sat on the table getting cold. I had reached the big reveal towards the end of the book and audibly gasped as I read the last few pages, twice over for good… Read more »