Smells: The Amazing Camping Cat.

On the sidebar of this blog I have a map of all the states I have been too. After her second trip across the country, I decided to do the same for my cat. This blog post is dedicated to EllyMay (lovingly referred to as Smells).

The Journey Home – Part II.

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. T. S. Eliot White Sands National Monument, New Mexico Colorado City State Park, Texas Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas Shawnee National Forest, Illinois We dreamed of a …

Drifters Like Me.

On life as it is currently and a quick excursion to the (not so) Windy City.


Life is a series of definite things. I was born, I was a baby, I was a toddler. I went to preschool, elementary, junior high, high school and then college. I worked four part time jobs until I worked a nine to five that now has me working eight to ten. This is normal, this is where most lives hit pause until they resume at retirement and eventually, inevitably, death. I am not satisfied with this and so I continuously chant the honeybee mantra, nothing is permanent and we are in control of our lives, over and over inside of my head.

I think that a lot of times being unsatisfied is considered being ungrateful. This is not always true. I am incredibly grateful for where I have been and where it has brought me. I am so happy with my present and what it is teaching me, but…

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