When I met a deer herd

There are some magical moments in life – ones when you know you’re truly blessed. This time, a moment like this was brought to me by a deer herd.

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How to budget

We’re lucky living in such comfort that travel is regularly possible. But this doesn’t mean that it’s easy to afford.

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Leave autopilot mode

Days go by doing the same thing. We get up, turn on our phones, and the distraction begins.

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40 at 40 status update

Before we start the A to Z challenge tomorrow, just wanted to give a super quick update on my personal travel challenge, 40 at 40.

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The Illionois Triange Part 2: The Mighty Mississippi

I took the route as close to the Mississippi as possible. Being by the “mighty river” was contradictory  in my mind: the Mississippi I imagined meant the heat of the south and still here I was, in minus celsiuses, in ice and snow driving close by the very same river.

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The Illinois triangle: a roadtrip

The first week in February is not generally thought to be ideal for roadtrips, and still that’s what I found myself doing in Illinois this year.

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