It's a crazy time. All over the world, people are dealing with the unfamiliar territory of COVID-19, and the barrage of news and information surrounding it. With the slow response from the U.S. administration in the early days of the outbreak, it felt at times like flying in an airplane without a pilot. At times … Continue reading COVID-19: Flying Without a Pilot
Alicia Robertson of Lemonade Life has a great post about getting rid of your funk by going outdoors. You can find it here. Since I have a large dog that needs a lot of exercise, we get outside every day. It's my sanity saver.
I love this quote but I also think that sometimes we travel to escape life. And that's okay.
Street Performer in Madrid, Spain I really like this post from Kim McKinney of In the Box, Out of the Box about the differences you see when you travel. That's one of the things I love about travel: the way it opens you up to new experiences, new sights, different food, architecture, and ways of … Continue reading Travel to See the Differences
There's always a way. If you think you can't afford a vacation, get creative. I sold my house to finance my motorhome travels. Work overtime, get a second job, sell stuff you don't need, give up Starbucks--whatever will put a few extra dollars in your bank account. Then just go.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_HlPboLRL8 Another Runaway song, this one more recent than the last one I posted.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSWMJxbxj7c Del Shannon's "Runaway"
Heidi in Sequoia National Park I saw this interesting article, The Healing Power of Nature, and am not surprised there is scientific evidence showing the healing benefits of nature. A walk in the city just doesn't have the same benefits as a walk in the forest, according to scientists.