One last time… with feeling

An extraodinary period of our life comes to an end, and a new one begins I was staring out the airplane window as we landed in Mexico City at night. Karen and I knew this would be our last trip for a while, and we each felt quite mixed about it. We both knew we’d be...

The exotic supernatural beauty of our own backyard

We often believe we have to leave home to experience something extraordinary. We seek out the mysterious and exotic places of our imagination in the far away and hard to get to. We take for granted what is familiar, dismissing the sacred as mundane. Because it's close...

What do you do when you can’t remember where you are?

You know when you wake up in the middle of the night to visit the toilet? Well, obviously we do that too. But sometimes I’ll wake up and for several seconds have no idea where I actually am. I have to lay there and allow my mind to adjust to my location. Uh… Hereford?...

Aging fast in the city that never gets old

I have never felt the need to mark birthdays. But I have also been really lucky to spend more than my fair share of birthdays somewhere more interesting than my living room. Living and working in the English Lake District, hiking in the Himalayas in Nepal, living in...

About Us

We are two middle-aged professionals taking a long, hard second look at life.  Read more about us and why we’ve chosen a life that aims to balance self-reflection, family, work and travel.

Where Are We Now?

Read our Travel Journal for our latest post.  Here you’ll also learn where we plan to go next!


Even if blog reading is not your thing, we hope you enjoy viewing our travel photos as much as we enjoy traveling and taking them.

“Not till we are lost do we begin to find ourselves.” -Henry David Thoreau

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