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Wanderlust … I think I wrote that movie???

A while back, my husband I set off on what we’d planned to be an around the world trip of volunteering and eco-tourism. We spent months putting together an extensive itinerary of intentional communities (the term ‘commune’ is so political incorrect), sustainable farms, eco-hostels and wildlife sanctuaries throughout the US, South & Central America and beyond. Unfortunately, we never made it out of the US, in fact, we never managed to get any farther than Florida. The trip was such...

Fireworks and the life lessons they bring

It’s the 4th of July and outside my door my neighbors are celebrating by hosting a slew of homemade firework shows from their backyards. I, being a bit weepy about my current romantic situation, fell asleep a couple of hours ago only to be awaken by the loud crackle of pyrotechnics. Knowing that fireworks would lift me out of my gloominess, I rushed to put on my shoes so I could get outside to witness. It is amazing how no...