A Year of Travel: Three Month Mark

After three months of travel things are starting to show wear. Our clothes, our relationships, our mental sanity…

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On Turning 42

I just turned 42. The answer to life, the universe, and everything. 42 seems old, but also it doesn’t. I still feel like my 23 year old self. Except that I don’t.

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How and Why We Get to Travel the World for a Year

The short answer is this: my husband is a professor and he is taking students to Thailand for fall semester and then he’s taking a seven month sabbatical where he will be focusing on international development in poor countries. And our girls and I get to come with him-yeah! But being able to travel the world for a year is more complex than that. Continue reading

A trip 20 years in the making

Almost exactly 20 years ago, Rand proposed to me. I knew he was adventurous. It was part of what attracted me to him in the first place. I figured life with him would never be dull. Continue reading