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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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June 2, 2019

"My romance with time - a slow, sensual dance that I’d been enchanted by for weeks - felt like it was changing. It was taking on the edgier feel of a familiar partnership where expectations and demands creep in and the tempo changes."

~ Calista, Slow Dance to Santiago


December 19, 2018

"You are only free when you realize you belong no place - you belong every place - no place at all."

~ Brene Brown, Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging

As 2018 draws to a close and my time in Peru comes to an end, I wanted to share some reflections about...

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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.