Let me just say, I truly didn’t think I would last this long! 58 days away from home. That may not seem like a lot to some, but for me… someone who went to college an hour and a half away from my hometown, an only child and an only grandchild of a small family, [...]
12,575 miles, 53 days, 31 states, and 1 little Subaru — what a great way to see and celebrate Fall in America! Last week, I made it back home to Austin, Texas, after spending the better parts of September and October on the road by myself. I loved the adventure—the open road, the changing of the [...]
Today marks 100 days since I quit my job to travel full time! Even though it's only been a few short months, it feels like an entire lifetime by since I was stuck in the 8-5 grind, trying to decide how to make a bold move in life. And now, I wake up every day [...]
Whew! What a whirlwind. It's been a little more than three weeks since I quit my job at Baylor and two weeks since I moved out of my apartment in Waco. It's funny how change happens ... you brainstorm the idea, craft a plan, start the ball rolling ... and then all of a sudden, [...]
I knew I could no longer ignore my calling—I had to be bold and brave and step forward through fear to realistically give my dreams a shot.
Ahh, the beach. The sound of the ocean, the feel of the sand in your toes, and the fruity little drinks with umbrellas—what's not to love!? I recently traveled to Cozumel, Mexico, with a close group of friends for a little relaxation and adventure. There's something wonderful about traveling with female friends that makes the [...]
Apparently, Iceland is all the rage now! When a friend suggested a trip to the small Nordic island in Winter, I thought it was a bit random and a little crazy, so of course I said yes. As with any trip to unfamiliar territory, I started my research and brushed up on my geography. I was [...]