Category: interesting

A Laundromat In Ithaca NY

July 31, 2019

What Happened? Late at night I was asleep in bed when I felt Evie crawl in beside me.  Assuming it was Jack, I didn’t fully wake up.  This is not an unusual occurrence.  It’s an every night occurrence.  I definitely, without a doubt, screwed up the sleep training thing.  Didn’t do it.  Didn’t even try….

Finger Lakes National Forest

July 28, 2019

Scott, “How does that look?”  Me, “Terrible.”  He pulled forward a bit and then backed up into exactly the same spot.  Him, “How about now?”  Me, “Still terrible.”  He tried again and ended up in the same place.  “How about now?”  Me {in a bored voice}, “Still terrible.”   After about 15 minutes of that…

Back In The Game

July 26, 2019

First post-hiatus attempt Not gonna lie, it’s a little intimidating.  Getting back to writing the blog has been both “at the top of my to do list” and the bane of my existence.  For reasons that aren’t completely clear to me, I haven’t found it in me to sit and write.  It’s not like there’s…

Building The Van Named Winslow

March 18, 2019

The Chief is gone… so… what’s next? We thought about a boat. But we’re not ready yet. We thought about backpacking around the world on a shoestring budget but it wasn’t as glamorous in person as we expected. In fact, it can be kind of awful sometimes. So we have decided to get back to…

Writing From “Hell Froze Over”, Barbados

September 30, 2018

Despite my best intentions and a lovely picture in my head of hopping around the globe with nothing but backpacks and a sense of adventure, not having a local “home” is rough.  That $%^&# is hard work!  If Thailand taught me 1 thing, it was that we need a base of operations.  It could be…