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There and Back Again... A Cyclist's Tale Pt.1

A couple weeks before Chinese New Year, my friend Ruth and I were talking and both had our reasons for not being able to leave China (passport stuff)… so we talked about maybe doing a bit of a bike tour during the holiday. 804 more words

Minimalism & Traveling

I lived and traveled across Europe for 6.5 months in 2016, here is everything I brought with me.


Life Without Modern Convenience

“Christian Down On The Farm” Art by Michelle Schill

We had a major power outage in our area today. There is nothing like living in a home that was built before electricity existed during a power outage. 587 more words

When to Panic, When to be Patient

When the water company calls you and tells you there is water spewing from the meter at your house, that’s never a good thing.

A couple of days ago, around 11:30 a.m., I received a phone call from my water company that went a little something like this: 702 more words

Life As We Know It

Retreat, by Jay Crownover

Grade: A

Doing it at: 47%

Catnip: Roughing It, Hate to Love You, Cowboys, Lumbersexual, Sexual Healing, Romantic Suspense, Strong Female Lead, Fish Out of Water, Horses, Hot Springs, City Mouse vs. 1,619 more words


Roughing It by Mark Twain

Mark Twain, pen name for Samuel Clemens, sets out with his brother in 1861 for the Nevada Territory. The adventures begin right away on a stagecoach trip. 83 more words

Sandra Merville Hart

The Biggest Bed

Is this your biggest bed, Humans? A bit tight, isn’t it?

I guess I’ll just have to rough it until you get something more suitable for me.