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I have a fondness for strangers, and people I meet in passing. You might even say I’m attracted to them. Perhaps it’s the mystery of the unknown, the possibilities, or maybe because they
I became a nomad writer. Some wondered if I had a sudden windfall of money, but that wasn’t the case. When I left home I had saved enough money to live for about four months on the road.
February 12th, 2018. It was a bitter cold day, and in more ways than one. I had just moved in to a small, one-bedroom apartment which took nearly every dime I had to get. I signed a one year
“Everything that is done in the world is done by hope” ~ Martin Luther King If I’ve learned anything over the last few years, and especially in the last six months, it’s that life
You have limitations. It isn’t often you read a blog post that is intended to encourage and inspire, yet starts off telling you that you have limitations, but it’s true. We all do. It doesn’t
Since leaving my Kentucky home in June of this year, I have driven a little over 5,000 miles. I have been through at least six states, dozens of cities and even more small towns. I have seen