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Tagged With: fear

Embrace the Unexpected

Tehachipi dusted with snow. A field full of jumbo jets in Mojave. The almost comically hard snow line above the desert. Our first night sleeping in a Walmart parking lot. If our trip had gone as planned we would have missed all this. We would never have planned a trip which included being stuck in … Continue reading »

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Scary Suspension Bridge Over Vancouver’s Lynn Canyon

Catching up on some more video from our Vancouver trip. Someone told us about this swinging scary bridge 150 above the floor of Lynn Canyon, so of course, we had to go see. Fiona was very brave. I don’t know what Sue was, but she seemed to like it. Here’s proof that I crossed it. … Continue reading »

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Nomads Adapt

I seriously underestimated the disorienting effect of being surrounded by a language I don’t speak, don’t understand. Because the friends we’re staying with speak perfect English (despite conducting much of their life in French) I assumed this part of Quebec would by like my experience in Ireland: everyone could speak Irish, but everyone also spoke … Continue reading »

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The Real Challenge

I wrote a few days ago that the real challenges are inside us; the journey simply exposes them. Here’s my challenge: guilt. And I don’t even know, for certain, why. I feel like I’m cheating the system. Living without the cost of a house and its utilities is less expensive. I know a lot of … Continue reading »

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It’s 7:22 PM and There’s Nothing I Need To Do About It

Best Beloved had left a handful of baby things out by the fence with a ‘Free’ sign. I set the dead empty computer cases out there, too. Except, not the one which had both a hard drive to bring Computer A back to life and the video card to bring Server B back to life. … Continue reading »

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