Happy Easter!

We’ve tried to keep up the fun tradition of the holidays while traveling and Easter was no different. Being in Australia, we had tons of options and overall, it was an amazing Easter weekend. First, I gotta say, I was totally impressed with the Easter…

Friends Make the World Go Round

After traveling for 9-months, the feeling of isolation has set in. We’ve greatly enjoyed this experience but dearly miss our friends and family. Along the way, we’ve had friends visit us, which honestly has really kept us going during a few tough moments. In July…

Meet Ellie!

Nolan is an animal lover.  Upon returning home, there are two big topics he continues to talk about — 1) his “coming home” party and 2) getting a dog.  Personally, I am not ready for another dog, I still miss Gonzo dearly and my heart…

Witnessing Magic in Nolan’s Eyes

One of my greatest joys in life is watching Nolan experience magic the world. Over the past 10-months, I’ve had the amazing privilege of watching Nolan not only grow up before my eyes, but experience so many magical new ideas, concepts, theories,  people, places, and…

Back Home

We went to the Hong Kong Space Museum yesterday. During our visit we watched America Wild: National Parks Adventure (2016) It was very emotional for me. I left feeling very proud to be an American and burning desire to explore the USA. Jim and I both agreed,…

A Lesson in Vulnerability

It’s been a rough week for me. I’m feeling very vulnerable and thought it would be therapeutic to get my thoughts down. Last week I went on a fantastic mountain biking adventure. We signed up for a half day tour. The tour company offered about…

Happy New Year!

It’s not what you wish, it’s what you do. This year we celebrated New Year’s Eve in Chiang Mai. It was a special day, not only because we were in Chiang Mai, but also because it was the first New Years Eve we spent as…