I went fishing with a friend in Arizona this winter. Words would have made noise in the quiet beauty of that desert lake. No fish were biting, but I contentedly watched as he rhythmically casted, again and again. There was a lovely whirrrrrrr, and the line would hit the water some distance away. If he … Continue reading Day 4: Waiting for a Bite
Spring greetings to my online hitch-hikers. If, like me, you are antsy to get back on the road, I have good news; a sweet salve for that pesky itch. Pack your bags, its time for another road trip! I’ve been on a little writing hiatus, resting at “base camp” in Ottawa; visiting friends, reconnecting with … Continue reading The Slow Food Road Trip- Coming Soon!
NEWS FLASH: Garbage disposal results in Road Trip. What began as a one-agenda day (the agenda item being a trash can for my one bag of garbage) unfolded into quite a memorable day of meandering that met a number of my needs. It unfolded a little little like this... The Question: Where will I deliver this … Continue reading A Month in a Minivan: Day 20
Today I hung my wet clothes on a bush. It’s the first time I’ve ever done that. Not a big deal, I know, but it seems to represent a change that has happened since moving into my van. (Hm, that’s interesting, I just chose to say “moving into” instead of “travelling in”... something else has … Continue reading A Month in a Minivan: Day 15
Welcome to my February Writing Project: 28 Posts about van life in 28 Days! My plan is to write a short post each day throughout February; a celebration of the ordinary and extraordinary moments of “life on the road” as a woman, in a minivan, with a dog. My hope is to give you a … Continue reading A Month in a Minivan: 28 Days with Kit & Pippa
After journeying through eastern Canada, I took ten days in Ottawa to prepare for the second chapter of our journey. It was time to assess and make a few ”small” changes. I suspect I might be living on the road for long periods over the next few years, so I want to create a tiny home … Continue reading Little Changes For Living Large