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A Month Of Radio Silence…

By |July 10th, 2017|

Well, it has been about 1.5 weeks since I last saw Dani and the same amount of time since we last spoke. That's right folks, after roughly 11 years seeing or speaking to one another nearly every day, we're taking a temporary vow of silence. For those of you wondering what's up, everything is fine! [...]

Fear Cure For The Journey

By |March 26th, 2017|

The path ahead forks out in too many directions.  How can I possibly choose just one? Looking behind, there was only one possible outcome.  The road on either side is only a little clear directly before and after. At greater distances, it fades to blackness.  I stand alone with the beacon of the present moment. [...]

5 Life-Changing Realizations Every Digital Nomad Experiences

By |March 19th, 2017|

For those of you who follow our adventures, you know our experience digital nomadding it over the last 1.5 years has been a mix of highs and lows. Below are some of the more life-altering experiences or realizations we've had since shedding the bulk of our belongings and venturing out into the great unknown. If [...]

Not Your Grandma’s Toad-In-The-Hole

By |February 8th, 2017|

The first meal I ever learned to cook was toad-in-the-hole. I remember it like it was yesterday. Grandma Sue stood at the countertop with her food-stained white and pink lace apron looking down at me through wide spectacles. At five years old, the adult-sized apron I was wearing fell down past my feet so I [...]

Gratitude For Past, Present And Future

By |December 27th, 2016|

Cafe La Strada (Birmingham, MI) Sometimes when you’re unsure what to write, you just need to put pen to paper and let the words flow out from your subconscious. For the last few months, I have not known what exactly to write and have not put pen to paper as much as I [...]

3-Day Grand Island Adventure!

By |October 6th, 2016|

{Originally written Saturday October 1st, 2016...} I woke up this morning to the distant thuds of waves crashing up against tall cliff walls. Occasional pit pats on the roof of the tent let me know it was an overcast day with on and off showers. To my left, rustling feet twitch to let me know [...]

New Challenges And Realizations

By |September 12th, 2016|

Good morning! It's been a while since I've put pen to paper. These last few months in The States have been an interesting new challenge for us. We've been slowly but surely achieving more stability by winning more business, balancing the funds, spending time with family, resting and recuperating! We've struggled a bit with getting [...]

What Happened To A YEAR Abroad?

By |July 5th, 2016|

If you've been following our adventures since last fall, you might be asking yourself why we returned early from our 1-year planned trip and have not talked about heading back abroad yet? This is an excellent two-part question. Being in the fortunate position to live virtually anywhere we want for virtually any period of time, [...]

Back In The U.S.A.!

By |June 14th, 2016|

After roughly 5 months abroad we decided to continue our wanderlust in the States, in part to spend time with family and friends back home (attending family reunions and weddings as well), but also to rest and recharge. One of the coolest things about this lifestyle is you have the ability to pick up and go [...]

“The World Is Small”

By |May 2nd, 2016|

Florence's Arno At Sunset Every once in a while (maybe a little more often on this trip) I hear a phrase that perfectly sums up our experience. Yesterday, Max and I were deep in conversation about the limitless potential for innovation and connection nowadays. We were on a bridge overlooking the river, waiting for [...]