For the Love of New York… (10 Ways to Fall In Love with Her)

black/white NYC from Empire State Building

There’s no easy way to pick and choose the best parts of New York. The best I can do is pick ten of the most inspirational, sublime, memorable and scenic areas for you to experience. I’ll start at the top and work my down…

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Tiny Living: Van Design Reality

Classic Volkswagen Van, George Hodan

I have spent the past few months researching options and reading reviews from established Van Life bloggers and it has only made designing my van more difficult. My research has uncovered the hardcore reality of Van Life.

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Everyone Needs to Get Away

Two people sitting on rock ledge overlook, Skyline Drive, Blue Ridge Mountains

Everyone’s time is valuable and life is short. We all need to take a break from the hectic daily grind of work, chores, and routine responsibilities. Money can get in the way of what we want to do with our time and the less you have, the more restricted you feel. However, everyone needs to get away.

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Zoo Berlin

famous entry gate to Zoo Berlin, Germany

We love checking out the local zoos when we travel and are pretty tough to impress. The Berlin Zoo is at the top of our list with 20,000 animals, 1300 species and 82 acres (33 hectares) to explore! It is the most visited zoo in Europe.

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Montour Falls, NY

Montour Falls wooden road sign, New York

Montour Falls is a hidden gem in a high traffic area. How does that happen? This is a great example of the road less traveled.

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Tiny Living- Is Van Life For Us?

VW classic van, poposky

I can remember when I could fit all of my belongings into the back of my car. Of course, I was seventeen at the time. Things have really changed since then. Now I have decades of keepsakes, photo albums, and cumulative collections of things I enjoy. Add in business endeavors, two marriages, two grown children, and a few dogs; and you have a lot of items in your living space. Downsizing to a tiny home was challenging enough, but can I downsize more to enjoy life in a van?

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Versatility At It Again!

Versatile Blogger Post Topiary Man from Accord, NY

Wow! I’m so honored and amazed for being nominated again for The Versatile Blogger Award. So, as you can see, I went with a second post to not only honor the beautiful Grace of Prayers and Passports, but to also spread the love even more by adding new nominees.

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Tiny Living, Week 7&8- Road Trip

We thought our experience reducing and moving into a tiny home prepared us for living on the road, but we have so much more to learn!

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