the one where i’m trained to follow

the one where i’m trained to follow

It has been a spring full of travel. Thanks to the luxuries of a Southwest Companion Pass and work I can do from anywhere with a wifi signal, I've already hit Tampa, Dallas and Denver. Right now, we're en route west to Phoenix for two weeks of on-the-ground travel...

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the one with wait

the one with wait

[above: Cece's least favorite reason for waiting is that I'm on my phone. What made dogs grumpy before the advent of the smartphone?] When I was 12, I started reading Cosmopolitan magazine. In retrospect, how I managed to convince anyone to buy such junk for me is...

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the one with the first puppy

the one with the first puppy

[above: Elly May, our first puppy] I'm sitting in my favorite coffee shop today, away from our house and away from most everything else (goodbye, Facebook notifications, text messages, phone calls, emails. Do Not Disturb me, thankyouverymuch). Today is my birthday,...

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working vacations

working vacations

[Originally posted on RoadWidows.com] Most of my life has been spent in a self-employed environment - between my parents owning a construction company and starting my own consulting business in 2006, I'm used to having a very independent work schedule that is a...

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a poem: Compass

a poem: Compass

Compass In the third week, little signs started marking my heart's place on the map. Lines drawn between them, meandering like your hand along my spine when you bent to kiss my shoulderblade. Kissing Cape Town, then Egypt, this exotic and foreign visitor entering into...

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