The Gear: Which water filter? (Working ourselves into a job, but its not a job if you like it.)

Pregnant with my first daughter, my future in-laws decided she wasn't theirs, and Future-ex decided he wasn't ready to be a father. I had to leave, hopped on a bus yet again, and set out across the country yet again. A nut rolling west, I ended up in California reluctantly staying with my mom, wondering … Continue reading The Gear: Which water filter? (Working ourselves into a job, but its not a job if you like it.)

Daze in the life: Planning ahead

Scrambling out from under the canopy in the back of my truck, I'm emotionally weary from even the idea of another re-boot, building a life from scratch again, having done this what, countless times before. My younger daughter says I could could just set out around the country and go anywhere, migrating from trailhead to … Continue reading Daze in the life: Planning ahead

Those tiny little bags for tiny little things

On our bike tour, it was frustrating trying so hard to figure out a routine packing up every morning. This task, this task, then this. Every morning, never less than 90 minutes, or was it two hours?  I can't remember how long, just all the minutes piling up, in the same exact fashion.    Yes, … Continue reading Those tiny little bags for tiny little things