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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 19, 2019

I was aware that people stared at me.  I stood out, but the woman who had built this temple wished for people of all castes and religions to offer prayers here.  So here I was, walking barefoot with flowers in my hands and an offering of devotion in my heart.

August 28, 2016

The obelisk in Milngavie (pronounced Mull-guy ) marked the starting point of the West Highland Way.  We'd been planning this trip for almost a year, and tomorrow we would come back to this monument to begin the hike.  Our journey would wind  through farmland, woods, an...

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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.