You will fail to live your dream because… unless… Aw, shoot. Just watch the video. It’s awesome.
Archive | June, 2012
==This post is an excerpt from my upcoming book, Changing Gears: A Family Odyssey to the End of the World. While we are hiking the Colorado Trail from Denver to Durango this summer, I’ll post an excerpt every Monday.== The plan was to get over the pass on the highest paved road in Ecuador and […]
“You’re a loser, Nancy,” said the Niggling Little Voice roaming around my head. “No, I’m not,” I replied. “Do you see this hill I’m climbing? Two miles straight up! I am strong. I am invincible. I am WOMAN!” “But look at how you’re huffing and puffing,” the NLV said. “You’re pathetic.” “Am not.” “Are too.” […]
Today’s guest post is from Bret Love from Green Global Travel. In it, he addresses the thing that holds most people back from living their dreams – fear. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the […]
Today’s guest post is from Shannon Entin from Road Trips for Families. She’s summed up my feelings perfectly. Kids learn many life lessons from travel. Traveling means many things to many people. Some value entertainment and night life. Some value relaxation or adventure. And some, like me, see travel as the ultimate classroom. Vacations and […]
==This post is an excerpt from my book, Changing Gears: A Family Odyssey to the End of the World. == “Congratulations Daryl,” I said. “You’ve just entered your eighth country.” My son turned to me and said, “What difference does it make, Mom? Crossing a border doesn’t change anything. A border is just a line […]
It’s no secret that teaching has been good to me. I spent 21 years in classrooms in various countries and have had many experiences throughout my teaching career. Here, Lillie Marshall from TeachingTraveling.com explains some of the reasons becoming a teacher might be a wise career move for you if you enjoy travel. Are you […]
==This post is an excerpt from my upcoming book, Changing Gears: A Family Odyssey to the End of the World.== “You’re crazy,” one of my high school students told me one day. “I call you my crazy teacher.” “Why’s that?” I asked. “Because nobody actually does what you’re doing!” she replied. “I mean – people […]
What are we doing now?
Nancy is an artist and metalsmith making wearable art from recycled metal and antique components.
John is busy either hiking or planning his next long-distance hike.
Davy is studying Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Boise State University.
Daryl is studying Computer Science and Software Engineering at University of Texas Dallas.