Stay-at-Home Traveler: Destination Rankings, Vol. I

In this series, I will be sharing my personal top 10 countries I’d most like to visit. This list is ever-changing, but some of these places have been on my mind for a long time. For me, every country has something worth visiting, but I had to narrow it down. I hope they will interest…

Armchair Rebellion from a Stay-At-Home Traveler

Returning from a neighborhood walk the other day, I made a decision. It’s time to travel again! No, not the kind that requires a plane ticket or passport. I’m talking about getting my travel fix the way I did before I started globetrotting: through maps, pictures, and postage stamps. Bonus points for everything being readily…

Musings in the Time of Coronavirus

The last time I posted anything here, I had promised a lot. I was going to write up about our travels to Tahiti, my progress with an entrepreneurial course, and other life and travel related items. I was extremely busy in February preparing for our impending house construction, learning the ropes of my new job,…

Happy Kansas Day!

There is a tradition in my home state of celebrating the day it became a state back in 1861. This “holiday” was first observed as far back as 1877 by schoolchildren in Paola. It wasn’t until I moved to another state that I realized that the concept of celebrating one’s statehood wasn’t a common occurrence….

Accountability in Action

The chill of winter has definitely made its presence known here in the DMV. Minnesotans may laugh at this, but we’ve had high temperatures hovering around the freezing mark. I grew up in a cold winter climate, but that doesn’t mean I ever liked it. Take me back to Tahiti! I’d even settle for a…

My Inner Entrepreneur is Awake Now!

Everything seems quiet here in comparison to the last half of 2019. I have few trips on the horizon and while that is a little sad for me, I know I have a lot to do in this first quarter and I want to use the time wisely to make progress towards my goals so…

Happy New Year 2020!

Here we are starting another new decade, and in my head I’m still back in Fall 2019 trying to assemble my photos from all the trips I’ve taken. I want to share some of the videos, pictures, and insights but it will have to be later. Part of the reason is that I haven’t posted…