Sitges — I remember when I was about to leave for Asia, or for South America, or for Portugal. Each time I left with a backpack that contained a few pieces of clothing, minimal toiletries and something to read. I remember getting off the plane in Bangkok, in Lisbon, in Cartagena, and feeling feather-light, somehow closer to whoever it was I thought I was. This time is different. I have lived in Barcelona ...
Tampa — Our journey begins at the end of May, when we pile ourselves into the van above. While this particular picture is from a camping trip last year, it serves as a visual of what we’re traveling in: the c...
Amsterdam airport schiphol — One of the exercises we had to do in meditation class was to imagine you boarded a boat and left behind everything you had as certain: work, family, friends… to go into a trip into the unknown. That’...
Kirchheim unter teck — It is understood that moving makes you susceptible to movements of the soul. Yet rarely we acknowledge that moving means experiencing the world as a multitude of interconnected, moveable fragments. Mo...
Morning light on the last day.
Day 40 #100happydays: Moving
My life, distilled down to box form
Moving is moving
We're moving in two weeks. Now I'm starting to miss everything that used to be ordinary.
Ordinary things: but they mean I am settling into a new home. (Also, after three months, I finally have something to put my clothes in.)
#22 New state, new home, new state of mind
#21 Mt Rainier appears to greet us as we enter Washington
#20 Enjoying Astoria on the water
#19 Last minute route change: Hello, Oregon!
#18 Enjoying Lake Inez, then watching Spain disqualify in the World Cup
#17 City life after Yellowstone in Bozeman, MT
#16 Exploring Yellowstone National Park // Explorando el parque nacional de Yellowstone
#15 A little dispersed camping in Bighorn National Forest // Acampada libre en el Parque Forestal de Bighorn
#14 The inimitable Devils Tower // La inimitable Torre del Demonio
#13 Wind Cave National Park // Parque Nacional Wind Cave
#12 Mt Rushmore & surrounding areas
#11 Finally: the West!
#10 Resting at Ponca State Park // Descansando en el parque estatal de Ponca
#9 Missouri lasts forever, but the diesel's cheap // Missouri es largo, pero el diesel el baratísimo
#8 Into Indiana: we're unscathed, but Estela isn't
#7 Hiking across Sky Bridge, Boone National Forest // Caminando a través del Sky Bridge, Parque Forestal Boone
#6 View from Looking Glass Fall, Pisgah National Forest // Vista desde la cascada Looking Glass, parque forestal de Pisgah
#5 1 day in Savannah with family // 1 día en Savannah con familia
#4 Last night in FL, at our favorite campground // Ultima noche en Florida en nuestro camping favorito.
#3 We've managed to fit two lives in one cube as we ready ourselves for our massive trek.
2# Our cross-country departure date is a little less than 2 weeks out, but first, some background on our mode of transportation.
The last of the box of 100 postcards, in the mail. So that they're all postmarked Boulder.
This is what a bicycle looks like when flipped upside down and wrapped up in furniture pads.
2LDK 西向き 角部屋
The shoes on our feet
You might think that moving at least once a year for fifteen years shows alienation, a pathological flight.
And...now I'm here. And this food court seems like a remarkable thing.
I've been sleeping so much lately.
My life, transported
Holding pattern. Waiting in the wings. Apartment 119 beckons.
Goodbye...Hasta la proxima....
A friend visits. I have two weeks left.
#1 We're relocating to Seattle, taking 3 weeks to drive there. Seeing the country is almost as exciting as the destination itself.