Tag Archives: adventure

Been In The Woods…

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It’s been over a month since I’ve posted on this blog – I know it’s kind of a sudden change in activity, but life does that kind of thing with me quite often.

Frankly, I’ve been having the time of my life. For the past month I’ve been living in national forests with hundreds of beautiful family members. I’m sure I’ll get to writing about it someday, but right now I’m soaking up the experience.

I may not do much on my blog for a while – I hope that you all stay inspired and true to yourselves. Adventure on!

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With Different Eyes

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It always happens this way.

Everything’s the same, but nothing is familiar. Vermont’s no different than when I left (as stunningly picturesque as always), but everything in my life is so radically different that it feels I am covering new ground.

And I guess in a way, I am.

Part of the reason why it’s so different probably has to do with my housing situation. Sure, I have a place to sleep, but it’s not the most practical location. Also, the thought of being there alone gives me the jeebies. It’s not that there’s bad energy – the place is brand new – but everything echoes, and it’s so silent…but with a dog to care for, stability can be key. It’s much harder to couch surf with an 8 month old pup.

Man, I’m not used to this. I’ve always been surrounded by peers, friends, people I could just be around without having to face my own inner turmoil. Things are a bit different now that I’m a “floater”, I guess. I feel estranged, disconnected, unsure of what to do with myself.

[To top it all off, I might add, I’m sitting in a McDonald’s of all places. Don’t fret – I’m merely leeching off of their free WiFi (I didn’t even buy the usual obligatory $1 coffee) – but just being in here is kinda depressing.]

Divine guidance has been on my mind a lot lately.

I know there’s something out there for me, but it’s all so damn elusive lately.

It’s all a test, it’s all a quest,

but just a little something tangible to hold onto would be nice.

 

 

I pray for the gentle rains of spiritual enlightenment

and self-compassion to nourish the

parched roots of faith within my soul.

Welcome to New Orleans? and all the parentheses

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What a strange night….

After trying (very unsuccessfully) to meet up with a friend, we ended up spending $40 on a not-buzz (damn expensive bars) then walking back to our car to find it locked within the parking lot. No signs about hours, overnight parking, anything. After trying in every way possible (again very unsuccessfully) to free our new little home (thanks for naught, parking company), we hopped over the gate and trapped ourselves in with our car for the night. We finally got the New Orleans police to come out this morning – though they hung up on us last night after “not being able to find” us – and were released from the city’s public parking cage.

Here’s to our first uncomfortable night in our little Geo! I’m super glad we were at least able to get to it. THAT woulda sucked.

Hopefully today will be a little more fruitful :)