I was around sixteen when I wrote the post 10 Ways Worldschooling Has Ruined My Childhood. We were in Thailand at the time, at the start of what would be a two year trip through Southeast Asia and Oceania. I remember that it seemed like every week that Mom or I would get a comment […]
Of all the “heroes” at the Hero Round Table conference, my hero wasn’t the Auschwitz survivor, the ninja, the psychologist, or the desert runner (though they were all pretty darn cool). My hero was the woman no one saw.
I have an ugly backpack. I realized that this morning, as I hugged my family goodbye and swung it over my shoulder on the way out the door. It isn’t my epic glory (read: dirt) encrusted travel pack. No, that one’s blue and grey and shows a couple of years and more than a few […]
We’re back on the road after spending all day yesterday exploring the Grand Canyon. I’d been there once before, on the Mama Bus trip almost three years ago. The road trip we’re currently on is mostly for my dad. Because he needed to stay behind and do some intensive work while we were on our […]
I’ve fallen in love with San Francisco. This is only my second day in the area, and already I think I could stay here awhile. Not forever, of course. I’d move on eventually. But this city just sings. Everywhere we go, there’s music and art and beauty. It’s worth mentioning that I’ve never been a […]
WARNING: If you don’t want to hear a rant on terrible airlines, the worst travel day of my life, stitches without anesthetic, long lines, and early mornings, turn around now. Don’t read further. I don’t usually put up rant posts. In fact, this might actually be my first ever. But this particular travel day deserves […]
As it turns out, we were in a relatively out of the way section of Milan. As our first day was spent in the hostel avoiding the rain, we saw next to nothing of the city. That said, it was rather nice to spend a day alone, relaxing. William worked on the plot-line for a […]