Category Archives: the road

being the tale of becoming occasial nomads and heading to rwanda.

so close so far.

with now just a couple days left until our departure i’m going to throw out some more and probably superfluous stories, thoughts, and such. i do this in the hopes that somehow, by spilling my mental working to the internets, … Continue reading

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so far.

the snow starts again. it is a strong mist now, thick glitter in the lights from windows. and so i bundle up, step out into the glowing, glinting night and take a walk. i loved times like these back when … Continue reading

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wagons east.

google maps has this great way of giving you the time to your destination based on distance and speed limits. and clear driving conditions. not rest stops. not early morning coffee runs. not inches of ice on the hilly montana … Continue reading

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adding up the wasted hours.

as a fading autumn gives way to the cold arms of winter, he gets in the last weekly hikes up creeks and through the frosted woods before their coming departure. it is their final week in washington for the forseeable … Continue reading

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live there.

another season of life on the road. smaller than the last, but eventful nonetheless. steph’s great friend nelly was her maid of honor in our wedding two years ago and steph had the chance to play the same role in … Continue reading

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sackcloth and ashes.

a line of shadow creeps closer with the passing hours, climbing over tree and rock. i wait in shade, looking up occasionally to mark the sun’s progress across the forest before me. the training process for international included reading richard … Continue reading

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reaching.

i took a freshly scooped bowl of crisp vanilla ice cream and bounded my way down the road and through the trees, hopping out onto grass by the beaches. at a treeline patch of thorny bushes i picked a handful … Continue reading

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