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Hinterland, Week Eleven: A few pros and cons

Hinterland, Week Eleven: A few pros and cons

If you’ve ever wondered what it might look like to quit your job, throw caution to the wind, and race into the great unknown… good news! I can tell you all about it, or at least as much as I know from 2.5 months in. Which, let’s be honest, is not a lot… but it’s still something! And hopefully that something is helpful if you’re considering whether or not to embark upon your own version of Hinterland in 2018.

Let’s start with the cons:

  • DEATH AND TAXES
    • And by that I mean… health insurance and taxes. Picking my health insurance
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Hinterland, Week Five: Complacency’s Ugly Stepsister

Hinterland, Week Five: Complacency’s Ugly Stepsister

People, let’s talk about a thing:

Why does it feel like being content isn’t really allowed? Or at the very least, not really encouraged?

We say it’s allowed and say it’s encouraged, but aren’t we all constantly striving for more? Don’t we tend to judge people who¬†aren’t striving for more and put them in the “not trying hard enough” pile?

And by “we” and “people,” of course I mean “me.”

I’ve noticed how quick I am to be defensive about this particular season in life, which, unlike many other seasons, is not categorized by working as hard as I … Continue reading

For the Road Warriors

For the Road Warriors

 

Between working in Admissions and going on road trips of all kinds, I’ve put in quite a bit of time on the road. And while I’m more than happy to hit the road anytime, anywhere, for any length of time, I know there are lots of people who don’t share that level of enthusiasm for living out of a suitcase away from any sense of normalcy. I totally get that. However, I’ve picked up a few tricks of the trade that aren’t all that clever, but aren’t all that difficult to implement, either. Here are a few travel staples … Continue reading