Think about an event you’ve attended and loved. Your hometown’s annual fair. That life-changing music festival. A conference that shifted your worldview. Imagine you’re told it will be cancelled forever or taken over by an evil corporate force. How does that make you feel? I can think something that really influenced my life, and then it changed … Continue reading The Life and Death of Couchsurfing
Day 10 – J Jealous of This is a hard one. I don’t want to be jealous and not appreciate what I have, and I don’t like to focus on what I don’t have. Having said that, there are a few people I’m jealous of:
This week, WP offered up a weekly prompt on “finding your place.” Of course, this refers to the idea of a geographic home, but also to a place that “shaped who you are…is a key setting in my life story…something that challenged” me.
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10 years ago, my best friend gave me a beautiful gold and red journal that is almost sacred to me, so I don’t like writing just any old stuff in it. The first time I traveled solo, I took it with me to write about the adventure, and I’ve taken it on every trip since. … Continue reading Travelogue: Krakow – Best Place I Never Planned to Visit
Remember the first time I traveled solo. And I mean solo, really solo. I had taken a trip to San Francisco by-myself-but-with-others with Team in Training to do the Nike Women’s Marathon, and that was pretty cool. I went with other people to appease worried family members. But, in the spring of ’08, before I started … Continue reading To Hear The Poem of Creation
When I was a little girl, I wanted to be an astronaut. Actually, I wanted to be the first woman to go to Mars. (I figured that men would already be there, and I already knew, even at five years old, that women had less privilege than men, and I thought it was that much … Continue reading Far Far Far and Away Away Away
Living by a barter system… the dream of communes everywhere… What would I give in a community like that?