Posts Tagged with "reflect"

Living the dream: 6 months in

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

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Living the dream: 6 months in

For the last 6 months I’ve been living my big dream of traveling and living in Australia long-term. Whether I’ve been on the road, working, hosting visitors, or going it solo, I have so much to be thankful for in my experiences thus far. This Thursday is Thanksgiving in the USA, and for the first […]

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Living the dream: 5 months in

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

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Living the dream: 5 months in

Over the weekend I hit the 5-month mark of experiencing Australia. *shakes head* I can’t believe it! I mean, it certainly feels like I’ve been here for at least that long, but I still can’t quite believe it’s true. Today I am reminded that I am living a dream. For four years I saved in […]

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Australia road trip: Visit with Willie Gordon of Guurrbi Tours

Thursday, September 2, 2010

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Australia road trip: Visit with Willie Gordon of Guurrbi Tours

Even as a little girl, I was a thinker. I have always pondered, analyzed, and most of all, reflected. When I was 7 I started my first diary in a small, pink, hard cover book — complete with a tiny lock and key! Little me, thinking about something in between acts at the circus Over […]

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You Happen to Life

Thursday, August 5, 2010

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You Happen to Life

Whether or not you call it a bucket list, you most likely have one. The list of feats, adventures, and experiences to conquer before you “kick the bucket.” Or if you’re like me and always trying to find a more positive way of phrasing things, I have a “list of things to do in life.” […]

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Do One Thing

Sunday, August 1, 2010

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Do One Thing

Several days ago, I didn’t know where I would be today. After two interviews in Sydney with an organization that excites me, I never received an invitation for the third and final round. I wasn’t quite ready to mount a full-on job search, settling down and temporarily leaving travel behind. But I wasn’t sure where […]

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Living in the Moment, Reflecting on the Past

Monday, July 26, 2010

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Living in the Moment, Reflecting on the Past

Everyone encouraged me to go with the flow on this journey, and believe me, I’ve been trying. Whether by choice or lack thereof, I’ve tried to shed some of the planner in me and adopt a more easy-going attitude and mindset. It’s a challenge to operate outside of our natural preferences, especially on a daily […]

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