Dreams, Purpose, Passion

For years now, I’ve been wanting to move to the country where neighbors are just out of sight, there is no traffic, and there is open space for the soul! At this point in my travels I’ve had a revelation.  I love the idea of growing my own food, but there are things I would […]

I’m starting to think that when all the work of preparing for serenity becomes stressful, I’m doing something wrong.  Shouldn’t serenity be one of those things that you don’t have to prepare for?  Can’t I find serenity and then expect the logistics to fall into place BECAUSE I’m serene? After a tearful morning, I’ve realized […]

Annabelle brings this book to me and makes her request noise, “Dee? Dee?” “In the great green room there was a telephone, and a red balloon…” And her face lights up and she swings her short legs with excitement. We have several good books which she loves, but we could read nothing but this one […]

I’m just creating this blog as a record of our dream-chasing journey around this beautiful country.  The blog is just a baby, and I have a lot to add.  The next few months will have a lot to say about transition.  We have a lot of work to do to shake off the shackles of […]


Less stuff is less time spent cleaning things and putting them away.  Less space spent storing them.  Less money spent on the space to store them.  Less tripping over or reaching around them for other things, and less trying to remember where all our stuff is. Less stuff is more freedom.


My perfect husband, our two amazing daughters, my belly and I are going to move into a 22′ MotorHome named Benny.  We are trading in all our savings for Benny because, well, we’d rather be traveling than staying at home with savings.  David is going to quit his day job and be a musician.  I […]