Breaking barriers and crossing borders

I have found out there is no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. Mark Twain Greetings readers! My apologies that my posts have been few and far between. I’ve been on a ridiculous work-a-thon to pay for all my planned adventures. I’m currently writing […]

A fate worse than dating??

Not everyone who is single is lonely; not everyone who is taken is in love. I recently had a night out with a good friend of mine. She’s a lot like a younger (albeit more responsible) sister, and though she is younger we’ve both been through some shit. We had a low key night […]

Ways to piss off an ED nurse

But did you die? Unknown To fund my travel, I work as an emergency department nurse, a job which comes with endless stories of its own. I often hesitate to tell people what I do, or what department I work in because the inevitable questions arise. “What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever seen? You must […]

Tattoos, Bikinis, Beach Bars and Semi-Adulting

Adulting is soup and I am a fork. Unknown I had my kids fairly young (early 20s), and spent my 20s and 30s raising them. I mostly did this as a single mom, but somewhere in there, I threw in a marriage and all kinds of other adult responsibilities. I put my solo life on […]

8 Days of Pura Vida (Part 1)

Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. Ibn Battuta In my earlier post, Pura Vida, I talked about general travel information from my trip to Costa Rica. In my next couple of posts, I will break down the trip by location and talk about what I did, what I saw, […]

Forever Isn’t For Everyone

Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently. Michelle Obama So I’m in my 40s and I wouldn’t say I’m single, but I wouldn’t say I’m in a relationship either. I have a thing. I have a situationship. I have a guy that I really adore. Something different […]

Why I travel

Wanderlust consumed her; foreign hearts and exotic minds compelled her. She had a gypsy soul and a vibrant hope for the unknown. D. Marie I have an “embrace change” tattoo on my upper arm (ironic, I know, since tattoos are rather permanent). I love change. I am addicted to change. It isn’t about bigger, better, […]