After originally planning to stay at a campground in Clarksville, Tennessee , I told my wife that I was just going to keep driving. I was full of energy and Cheez-Its and knew I had to strike while that iron was hot.
Day One – SOUTH CAROLINA I remember it as if it were two Fridays ago, waking up and rolling off my queen-sized air mattress, ready to begin the journey of a lifetime. Kristina had already been awake for an hour or so because sometime in the last decade we reversed roles because now I am … Continue reading The Journey To Alaska – Day One (Part One)
Washington D.C. was the most active city I’ve ever been to … and I’ve been to at least three or four of them! They say New York is the city that never sleeps and that may be true, but Washington had more human beings bustling around than I’ve ever seen. Young people in suits and … Continue reading The Bellamy Two-Day Guide to Washington D.C.
While sifting through some Rubbermaid totes (which, after 20 some odd years STILL have the same synthetic smell … that can’t be good) I ran across this old picture of me and my blushing bride: Granted, I say ‘old’ in the sense that we are more than ten years removed from it. It was taken … Continue reading Living the Journey
We’re less than a year removed from selling half of the stuff in our house and here we are in ‘sell-mode’ again. It still amazes me at how much stuff we slowly grow to possess over time. How much outright junk that we gather. I thought we had done a pretty good job of clearing … Continue reading A Stuffed Frog and Underwear
"North to the Future." Okay, so what does that even mean? Are we going back to Ohio? Well, only to visit family and friends. Ohio will always be our home and it's so nice that my husband and I are from the same town, but we won't be moving back. As most of you are … Continue reading North to the Future
Life is never going to stop. Well, eventually it will … but what I mean to say is that every time you get a plan in place or set your mind on something, life inevitably says “nope.”
I love hearing how couples meet and most people have a great story. Our story isn’t romantic.
Giving up cable was the first step, long ago, and I didn’t even know it.
Yes, a new concern presented itself over the weekend during our Smoky Mountain excursion. More important than money. More important than food. More important than the air I breath at times.