It’s May here in Hughes, Alaska … just like it’s May everywhere else, too. I say this because sometimes it feels like we’re in a different universe way up here. Heck, Little Caesar’s Hot-n-Ready pizzas aren’t even the same price as in the lower 48: ***Plus tax where applicable. Available at participating locations. Prices higher … Continue reading A Year in the Life – A Rural Alaskan Retrospecticus
This is a continuation of our family trek from Fort Mill, South Carolina to Fairbanks, Alaska. For other parts in the series, click on the links below: Day One (Part One) – South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee Day One (Part Two) – Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri Day Two – Missouri, Iowa, South Dakota Day Three & … Continue reading The Journey to Alaska – Day Ten
Giving up cable was the first step, long ago, and I didn’t even know it.
I am living this life and this does not feel like success. This feels like other people’s idea of success and I’m sorry but it just doesn’t work for me.
There’s nothing quite as exhilarating as being told that you have all of five minutes to evacuate your home.
Life may stop us but I refuse to let fear do the same.
We have this one life and it’s so short. How could I go on living in one town when there is so much more waiting for me?
Naturally, when we decided to put our house on the market, one of the primary focal points was giving some of our battered walls a fresh coat of cover-up.
My wife and I knew that the first difficult pill to swallow would be to sell most of the stuff in our house.
Our decision for me to quit my job and live in an RV was not an overnight one. My wife and I work off of a pretty balanced system. She is a dreamer with an imagination as vast as the universe. Every two to three months of our marriage (and our lives together, really,) she … Continue reading Taking the First Step