Category Archive: Our Journey

Rearrange – Goodbye to Spain

It’s time to rearrange our plans again. We were supposed to fly out Tuesday on our way to spend the winter in Spain. But the opportunity for work has presented itself so we… Continue reading

Dark 2 Dawn – A Bike Ride Through Black History

“Was your master a righteous man?” “He owned negroes, how righteous could he be?” History came alive in the early morning hours at Fort Snelling as the bike tour met Dred Scott, an… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Creating a Story Map

Wall maps with pushpins are a visual way to tell a story – where are you from? where have you been? where do you want to go? I’ve been playing around with a… Continue reading

Only a Ghost Remains

I was so looking forward to spending a full season together but not long after our arrival I could tell something was wrong.   This year I would be just down the street… Continue reading

Shared Journeys – Our Pivot Point

When the world is an open book, how do you decide where to go? We’ve been on the road for three years now and are at the midpoint of our planned stay in… Continue reading

Heading Inland – The Cayo District in Belize

Mayan ruins and river adventures beckon tourists to the Cayo district in Belize’s interior. After spending two weeks on Ambergris Caye in the town of San Pedro, the rainforest enticed us inland towards… Continue reading

My Nephew Just Arrived in Istanbul

My nephew is spending some time traveling after graduating from university before starting his first job in August. Our family is fortunate, Max arrived in Istanbul yesterday. He was back at his hotel… Continue reading

30 Days of Biking – The Hard Part

How can I ride my bike each day as we travel from Los Angeles to Minneapolis? The car is fully loaded so I’ll need to be creative on this part of the 30… Continue reading

iPhriday – Petals in the Parks

We’ve been on the road this week traveling through Death Valley and Arches National Parks making our way to new digs in Minneapolis. Until I do my write-ups on this road trip, here… Continue reading

Santa Monica Beach Stories

Many people over the centuries have shaped the seaside town of Santa Monica – who are they? Santa Monica Beach Stories are found in unassuming places. But places that we all visit at… Continue reading