Category Archives: Trip Planning

How Falling in Love Almost Made Me Change My Mind

For the past few weeks I have barely posted anything on my blog or on social media. If you’re wondering what I’ve been up to it can be summarized like this: Second Guessing.

I mean, I was doing a lot of other stuff too. Time consuming stuff like celebrating my mom’s birthday in Savannah (posts to come!), going to Six Flags (don’t judge) for a friend’s birthday, hosting my best friend and her husband for a fantastic weekend in NYC, and training as an usher for a new show in my home theater. I’ve been working 60 hour work weeks at minimum.

The second guessing I think has been popping into the the back of my brain for a while, but I’ve pushed it away for the last few months. I’m really good about not thinking about things I don’t want to think about. I’m sure a therapist would have a lot to say about that which is why I don’t go to a therapist.

Unfortunately, my brain can only hide from itself for so long–the second guessing made a pronounced appearance in the front of my brain when I was hunting for the address of a certain dog adoption agency in New York for my boss. During the hunt on the adoption agency’s website, I clicked on the Adopt a Dog page and saw this face:

Seriously, look at that face.

Seriously, look at that face.

My heart sped up. My first thought was…That’s my dog. That should be my dog.

I’ve never experienced love at first sight before, but I was pretty sure this was it.

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Six Months to Go – My Incomplete Checklist

6 months until we part, NYC!

6 months until we part, NYC!

The countdown has begun. I have six months until I will depart on the biggest adventure of my life: a year of continuous travel. I would say about 90% of the time I am very excited and the other 10% I am confused and terrified.

I have a bad habit of not thinking things through. This bad habit replaces my previous bad habit of thinking too much.

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