May 24, 2018

I was 13-14 years old, I was somewhere in the range of 160-170 lbs, and I was “6 foot something.” I just had my first overwhelming and confusing week of high school when one of my childhood friends came over to me. He began quietly bragging about the 4-5 miles he ran t...

February 20, 2018

My weight is something that I have struggled with my whole adult life. I do not really like to talk about it, and I do not like to admit that I have had an issue. I pretended that I never really worried about what others thought. It did not matter to me. In reality I k...

November 15, 2017

We did it! We are minimalist, and we own very little. We are strangely proud of it! Now that we have embraced the label of minimalism, I thought I would answer the main big questions. How did we get here? What steps did we take to minimize? And how does RV living and t...

October 15, 2017

I had a freak out. I do not mean like I worried about what this was going to be like with the life change. I mean I literally could not quite take a deep breath freaked out. We have been planning, downsizing and working towards this for a long time, but the day was her...

September 16, 2017

My oldest daughter, Kali, called me on the phone to ask for advice from her daddy. This is the first time we really got to talk as adult equals and she needed some insight. She was weighing what to do with her career. She wants to be a Marine Zoologist, but is afraid o...

August 25, 2017

My husband is insane. There are seriously times I think he has lost his mind. A little over a year ago he told me he wanted to live on a sailboat and travel the ocean with me. I have a history of motion sickness, so I was not interested in that at all. Then he mentione...

August 15, 2017

It’s 5 in the morning, and I just gave notice at my corporate job. I just sacrificed a 6 figure salary, and we just sold our house. We are venturing off into the unknown. My heart is beating out my chest, and I can hear it audibly in my head. I am going to willingly go...

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