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Songkran in Chiang Mai, an Elephant Sanctuay and My Last Days with Laura

Alright ladies and gentlemen, we are keeping the adventure going. If you’re just tuning in, the last couple posts have been about the experiences of finally getting back overseas haggard and exhausted after the previous year of struggling to make … Continue reading

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Tree Houses and Our First Day Celebrating Sonkran in Pai

Chiang Mai hadn’t been our thing, at least not what we had seen of it, so we were happy to hop on a tuk tuk the next morning and head north. We were also happy (and thankful) for Thor’s kindness … Continue reading

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Laura and Chiang Mai

“In traveling, the beginning is always the hardest. it always feels like a struggle. you’re tired. things are weird. days are wasted on logistics. everything feels so different its scary. sometimes it doesn’t feel worth it. but it is! it … Continue reading

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Thailand Teachings and Learning to Take to in Stride – Onto Krabi

Aha, Thailand. You have been quite the starter country in this new lifestyle I am clawing into with bloody fingernails. First lesson I’ve learned on this my second trip to the country: make damn well sure you have a second … Continue reading

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Thailand Take Two

Headed back to Thailand via Singapore Airlines, signs of a rough road ahead started a few hours before the first flight when one of my actual eyeballs swelled up and went devil-red. Exhausted from only getting three hours of sleep … Continue reading

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Being Big Abroad

Let’s start with the biggest plus I’ve found in regard to being directly related to being bigger when traveling. I’m safer. Betcha never thought of that, huh? Sure there’s going to be haters out there, and some may be so … Continue reading

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To the So Many of You That I’m So Thankful For

After a meeting where we were told that the matchmaking company we worked at in San Francisco was going under, Brandi looked at me and, without thinking blurted out “I’m going to Africa!” My impulsive response was “I’m going to … Continue reading

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Less than a month until I head back to Thailand!

Recap for you new followers and update for the seasoned… Back in May of 2015, I lost my dog and it destroyed me. That was the big life event that prompted me to once again go after my dream of … Continue reading

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Balancing Beautiful and Bullshit

In the moments of finally achieving my goals, I want to be proud of who I was in the battles fought to get there. I want to feel like I earn them. Like I deserve them. I remember thinking when … Continue reading

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Being a Writer, Adventurer and Craving a Mentor

“Never stop looking for what’s not there.” My favorite line of Monte Wildhorn, a character played by Morgan Freeman in the movie The Magic of Belle Isle when he’s saying goodbye to the girl he’s been mentoring as a writer. … Continue reading

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