As travelers we know that there are going to be many uncomfortable nights tossing and turning. After all, we’re lying on an unfamiliar bed with our head on a paper thin pillow. About three months ago, I began preaching to Audrey that we needed to start making our lives much more uncomfortable. Forcing ourselves to live uncomfortably would help the transition to life on the road. After the last few weeks, it’s fair to say that my mission is accomplished! Continue reading It’s time to get uncomfortable
For most people, a trip around the world would emphasize the importance of the shortness of life, how big risk can equal big reward, and how precious moments are. But today, I am speaking of Precious Moments in the literal sense. And you know what? They aren’t all that they’re cracked up to be! I feel for all those kids who were “promised” the gift of great wealth, but who ended up with a ceramic doll made in Taiwan. Continue reading RTW trip leads to Precious Moments
Folks! We are 57 days out!
In the last few weeks, as I have been spending some special time with my closer friends, some have asked me, “So what are you most afraid of?” Many would think the answer would be one of the following: not having a steady income, selling almost everything we own, or not having a car/home/job to come home to. But do you know what my biggest fear is? Crossing that damn Drake Passage!
The last thing we need as we head to our unconventional life of freedom, is to be brought back to a structured reality of being bogged down by bottle feeds, nap schedules, and diaper bags. Sorry…there is just no room for babies in my backpack!