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Slow travel: The benefits of being still

by Kim March 17, 2013

Before we came here, to this tiny Indian town, our conversations tended towards the next place we were going. Should we take the overnight bus or the morning bus? Should we go to this city or that one? Have you researched the hostels? Do you know the exchange rate? It was all business all of the time. And we took a beating because of it. We were beginning to forget why we were doing this, and why we were doing it together.

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At a loss for words and learning to go with the flow

by Kim November 30, 2012

Updates, reflections, and the unexpected (but pleasant!) surprise of learning to go with the flow.

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When one partner wants to travel and the other doesn’t: one year later

by Kim October 29, 2012

A year and a half ago, way back when this trip was just a crazy idea, Brian wrote about his feelings and concerns on giving up our “normal” life to travel. We’ve been on the road for five months now and Brian shares his perspective on our adventure in his own words.

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The hardest part: leaving pets to travel long term

by Kim March 25, 2012

The hardest part about traveling is leaving our beloved dogs behind.

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RTW {digital} dinner party

by Kim February 29, 2012

We’ve been invited to a {digital} dinner party!

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Where is home?

by Kim February 22, 2012

When people ask me, as they certainly will, where I am from- what will I say? Am I from Ohio, where I lived as a child, or Oregon, where I’ve lived my adult life?

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It’s my blogiversary!

by Kim December 13, 2011

A year ago I sent my first words out into the universe via this blog. It was the best decision I ever made because it connected me to all of you.

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We have pee in our bed and I miss our stuff

by Kim December 11, 2011

We sold everything in preparation to travel. I was surprised to find out that I don’t ever miss all the stuff we used to to own. Except last night. Last night I really, really missed our stuff.

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25 things I’m thankful for

by Kim November 23, 2011

25 things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.

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Chasing My Wife’s Dream

by Kim September 25, 2011

Traveling the world is my dream. Six months ago Brian wrote about his experience as the part of a traveling couple that wants it a little less. Now, six months later, Brian writes about how his perspective has shifted and where he stands today.

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The Other Side of Home

by Kim August 31, 2011

My first post from our new apartment. It’s been two weeks since we left our home and settled into a new place and I’m once again redefining what home means to me.

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You can take the girl out of Ohio

by Kim August 17, 2011

A collection of photos from a few weeks of packing and visiting our families in the midwest.

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Update: life marches on

by Kim August 7, 2011

A recap on the changes that have been happening lately. In the past six weeks we put our house on the market, sold 75% of our worldly possessions and moved into an apartment. How’s that for a busy six weeks?

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It’s My Birthday! Kim Turns 30.

by Kim July 31, 2011

It’s my birthday! A new decade and life as I never expected.

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The Speed of Change

by Kim July 17, 2011

Last week we put our house on the market. One day later we had a full price offer (thanks to St. Joseph). Change is coming at warp speed around here lately.

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The greatness question

by Kim July 6, 2011

As a young child I knew without a doubt that I was destined to do amazing things. Where did that confidence come from and where did it go as the years passed by?

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