On Climbing Mountains…

On Climbing Mountains…

This video was made today, Sunday, March 13, 2016. How would I get home? Last Friday I climbed a mountain. I’m not talking about a metaphorical mountain. I’m talking about a real mountain. I had been working here at the villa on Colina Tropical for over a...
First Week in Spain

First Week in Spain

The first week did not go according to plan. Apparently, when I was running through the JFK Airport in New York trying to catch my connecting flight to Europe, I managed to inhale massive quantities of the filthy, germy air. Not only did I miss the flight and end up...
Packing List

Packing List

Is it possible to pack three months worth of clothes in one carry-on bag? I’ve got less than a week left before my trip to Europe. I’ve spent the last few weeks selling furniture and putting my personal items in storage. I’m working on the last...
A Secret Power

A Secret Power

As I gazed at the big empty space where my sofa once sat, I thought to myself “Well, there’s no turning back now.” A woman and her husband had just paid me $230 for the sofa and movers had taken it away. I’ve been trying to detach emotionally...
Processing & Power

Processing & Power

This is what I feel like every day lately. Everything is happening very quickly. I feel like I am shaping reality, by the many choices I am making. It’s exciting, but sometimes I honestly don’t want to get out of bed. I let myself stay in the warm little...
Steady On

Steady On

I was hoping to have the perfect news to share, that my plan was coming together just exactly the way I wanted. Sometimes, you just can’t see the whole picture, only the parts in front of you and you have to hold on tightly to your dreams, all the while letting...