Final Countdown: One Week Out

  Today the nerves have kicked in full speed. My stomach is in knots and I’m second guessing everything. However, the more research I do, the more I realize this is completely NORMAL. Nerves are good, excitement is… Read More

So it begins.

By Deena Betcher: A new beginning. To me, and at this moment in my life, a new beginning represents the terrifying, yet exciting decision to end one chapter and start anew – quit and travel. It also speaks… Read More

A new beginning

Each day we make with decisions. Sometimes hundreds at a time without even realizing. Some of these decisions are small. Like which sneakers to wear. “Are these pants dirty?” Some decisions carry more weight than others. Dozens of decisions are made just in order to get out the door in the morning. Some with just a bit more calculated risk than the next, some with none at all. Choices. A simple google search of “decisions” would return a myriad of inspirational memes and images about how difficult decisions are, to lead your own life, blah blah. None of these are truly relevant until you actually make a decision of your own that truly carries weight. Some decisions are made out of fear. Fear of doing the right thing, or rather the wrong. Emotions often get in the way of the rational, logical decision. Once again, risk. Calculated risk. We don’t get to achieve the extraordinary without taking risk.

The Sojourn

This is the story of our adventure