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How to Keep Moving
Originally Posted: 10/02/2014 - 9:22am | Type: Blog

You come to a point where some of your dreams starts to feel a little out of reach. Or, your dreams come true and you find out that they’re not at all what you expected and maybe not at all what you really wan ...

Hipsters, Hippies and a Moroccan Mother's Day (Day Thirteen)
Originally Posted: 05/14/2012 - 2:39pm | Type: Blog

No great theological revelations today. No tear-jerking finale. No big mortal lesson. Just another step in a journey of a lifetime. I’m actually kind of surprised and a little bit ...

To the Edge of the Earth (Day Eight)
Originally Posted: 05/10/2012 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

Plans change. Thank God. We just passed through Death Valley (insert 23rd Psalm joke here) and we’re about 100 miles from the edge of the world, also known as Los Angeles. As m ...

A Hundred Hidden Kisses (Day Five)
Originally Posted: 05/07/2012 - 3:34pm | Type: Blog

It sounds strange to say that Amy leaves well, but it’s true. She’s way better at it than I am. And at least now, glancing in the rearview, I can see why it’s a good skill to have. ...

Life on the Farm: A Photo Essay (Day Four)
Originally Posted: 05/07/2012 - 3:35pm | Type: Blog

Amy’s mom, Suzie, and stepfather, Russ, live on a 12-acre apple orchard nestled against the Rio Grande in northern New Mexico. Instead of describing it, I decided to show it. Amy ...

Clowns, Bad Haircuts and Dreams of Disaster (Day Three)
Originally Posted: 05/04/2012 - 1:53pm | Type: Blog

All of it is about the vulnerability of having no control. Truth be told, we usually have less control than we think we do anyway, but when you move out of state, the lack of agency is pretty much right there, ...

Hearts in the Trash (Day Two)
Originally Posted: 05/03/2012 - 4:13pm | Type: Blog

It turns out that packing all the belongings you need for at least three months into the back of a Prius is a challenge. Of course, being a guy it’s the kind of challenge that makes life worth living. Anyone w ...

Lost and Found Life (Day One)
Originally Posted: 05/02/2012 - 1:02pm | Type: Blog

What the hell is it about human nature that makes room for what we’ve lost, while neglecting what we have? Seems a tragic waste of emotions and gray matter to me. I’m pretty sure ...