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On the road to liberation (or someplace like it...)

I sold my home and left my job to become a vagabond and a writer.  It took eighteen months and an unexpected battle with early stage breast cancer, but I walked away from my life in southern California in July 2018.  

It's time to embrace the unknown.  It's time to take risks for my freedom.  It's time to learn more about myself by learning more about the world I live in.  

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July 17, 2018

"I, never thought that I

Had anymore to give

You're pushing me so far

Here I am without you

Drink, to all that we have lost

Mistakes we have made

Everything will change

But, love remains the same." 

- Gavin Rossdale, Love Remains the Same

I hiked a few miles with my pack on tod...

March 18, 2018

"Make my messes matter.

Make this chaos count.

Let every little fracture in me

Shatter out loud." 

- Sleeping at Last, Jupiter (song), Atlas: Year One (album)

I was down on my knees. For real.  I was in tears, begging for a break in the level of stress. I thought about pray...

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There is a deep longing in me that will no longer be silenced.

It tells me stories of my own beauty and ruggedeness.

It sings to me of my wildness, and assures me that my freedom is worth taking risks for.