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On Fixed and Fluid Worldviews: Were You Hoping to Catch a Bullet?

“I heard you got back from traveling,” a local man in New Hampshire said the other day, before explaining about how he’s heard Europe has a bunch of great hiking trails. 619 more words

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Snapshots of Humanity

The writer in me has always appreciated hearing other people’s stories. When I drove for Lyft a few summers ago, I picked up one passenger after his shift at a suburban AT&T store. 358 more words

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The Mystery and Allure of Vietnam

Walking in Hanoi always puts us on high alert as we’re pedestrians in a city characterized by its crazy flow of two-wheelers. The motorbikes honk incessantly. 942 more words

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Reading: The Thrill of the Chase - part 2

For a look at what I gathered from the first half of Forrest Fenn’s memoir – The Thrill of the Chase – please visit my last post:  1,142 more words

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The Grape Harvest and the Waterfall

Strung between two pear trees, the shaded rope hammock beckoned me. My legs were cramping–the feeling brought me back almost 20 years to high school football two-a-day practices, when seemingly endless bear crawls, up downs, and sprints dehydrated the heck out of us aspiring gridiron heroes. 1,046 more words

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This was the first post from the beginning of our current journey.

Two Tanzanian Safaris and Five Observations

Rebecca and I both feel extremely fortunate to have spent six weeks in Tanzania, and we decided that we’d be foolish to pass up observing some of the world’s most awe-inspiring creatures in the wild while we were there. 846 more words

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The Pull of Community and Routine

I miss strolling around Bardstown and Douglass Loop Farmer’s Markets in Louisville, KY, my adopted hometown for over 13 years. Even if I didn’t run into anyone I knew well, the familiarity and routine of being in a place where people share at least some values is something that’s tough to capture with a transient lifestyle. 1,022 more words

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