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”


A Photo Series Taken on my family’s property in Missouri where I grew up. Lanternsfrom many years ago The Old Barnwhere we played as kids Caughtin the moment Lovesurrounds me like snow The Shackwhere we spent our Saturday nights Crystalsat grandmas house Grandmas Houserich in history and memmories The Bamboo Forestperfect for exploring Snowmaking thingsContinue reading “January”

A Change In Direction

We were halfway to California when… Last Sunday I didn’t post a blog because I wanted to find the right words to say on this topic. It’s good to have goals and make plans in life. It gives us something to look forward to and work toward. Without them, a lot of us would wanderContinue reading “A Change In Direction”

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”

Christmas in Missouri

Theres something about the holidays that brings families and friends together. You can call it the Magic of Christmas or The Holly Spirit. But no matter what you believe or celebrate, the magic is there for everyone to feel. That feeling makes you want to hug and laugh, serve others in need, and give toContinue reading “Christmas in Missouri”

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”