Arkansas Again

After Staford had worked 50 hours and we worked so hard to get settled into our home again, it was time for a weekend road trip. We needed a getaway. Arkansas is a perfect place to visit for a quick trip into nature. It’s neon green forests and clear blue waters transcend you into aContinue reading “Arkansas Again”

Something Bigger

Do you ever feel that something bigger is calling out to you? Do you feel how it aches in your soul and twists your guts around? I feel it, too. The universe flows through each one of us, giving us each something bigger to be drawn to. It’s vastness awaits us. We are the stuffContinue reading “Something Bigger”

And A Happy New Year

A Year In A Blog Post. The other day I went to the store to buy a new planner for 2022. The cashier smiled at me as I handed him what I picked out. “Hopefully 2022 will be a better year for all of us!” he said. I smiled back. “Yes.” I said. Many peopleContinue reading “And A Happy New Year”

Problems & Solutions

1. Personal Space Everyone needs alone time and a quiet place to be away from it all. With such a small space, it’s hard to get away from each other and the dogs sometimes. Our solution? An indoor table and an outdoor table! As you’ve seen before, we have a large table in our vanContinue reading “Problems & Solutions”

Arizona Pt. 3

Tucson As we drove south the saguaros grew taller and the mountains dustier. The road to Tucson was hot and gave us the feeling we were in a Western movie. We listened to Johnny Cash and watched thousands of starlings in murmuration. At sunset we found a quiet spot surrounded by mountain ranges on everyContinue reading “Arizona Pt. 3”

Arizona Pt. 2

Mesa & Thanksgiving. Our first evening in Mesa was a treat. Our friends made us cocktails, fresh pesto from basil in their garden, homemade bread, and let us take real showers. We were pampered and well taken care of. I felt spoiled every morning waking up to coffee on the porch and good conversation withContinue reading “Arizona Pt. 2”

Arizona Pt. 1

Sedona The long two-way road that cuts through the desert is where I belong. The wide open spaces, the tall mesas, and the saguaros and red sand- my happy place. We drove into an Arizona sunset while a real life Bald Eagle flew next to our van for a moment before landing on its perch.Continue reading “Arizona Pt. 1”

Colorado Pt. 1

Littleton & Pine Tuesday Morning We drove through the silvery fields of Kansas under a full red sun in 40 mph winds. The sky shown pastel blues and pinks while hints of wildflower could be seen through the tall grass. We drove slow and avoided highways. We had finally fixed our battery breaker and putContinue reading “Colorado Pt. 1”