Entries by Joel

The Master Plan!

Would love to say we have a detailed plan for our travels. travels that will take us across the United States logging 10s of thousands of miles. We do not. We aren’t to that point yet. We had hoped to be 10 months into travels by this point. However, at this point after approximately a […]

slow going …

continued progress eliminating extraneous garbage from drawers, cubbards, closets, basement corners  etc. The wife has the kids doing their best to eliminate things. This house has to sell, and must look nice and clutter free to be appealing.  It kills me that some of this stuff doesn’t get recycled or goodwilled or composted. However, to […]


I’ve hit a wall of maturity! Well may be not maturity, but somehow that line comes to mind when I think of life changes. I remember a friend in high school laying that epiphanic line on myself and some of his all-of-the-sudden immature friends. It was a sea change moment for him. We didn’t get […]