Tag Archive | California

Home, Sweet Home

February 2016- I have developed wanderlust. I become anxious when I settle in one setting or another. I feel as though I need to be on the move and not just in terms of traveling, but within my daily routine as well. Luckily, I live in Humboldt County, California. With the ocean, mountains, and redwood […]

Making the World Go Round and Round

December 2015 –With almost forty references between hosting, surfing, and random interactions, proudly all positive, Couchsurfing has influenced my travels a lot more than I realized. My most recent cross country road trip initiated this thought as I miraculously had four hosts in a row to accommodate me on my ride from Chicago, Illinois to […]

Opening the Third Eye

“Sixteen days that will last a lifetime.” –Ganga White I did not exactly know what Ganga meant the night he spoke these words, but now I can say he was right. At points I joked with my peers, “sixteen days that feel like a lifetime;” however, I loved every minute of my training except the […]

Solidifying Roots

My first hour and a half in Oakland was spent creeping along the freeway in rush hour traffic in an attempt to reach my second cousin’s (my mom’s cousin) house. Jason, his wife, Heather, and their children, Jessmine and Jeremy, kindly hosted my mother and I while we were in the area. Within a few […]

Studying an Organism

Organism– “a form of life composed of mutually interdependent parts that maintain various vital processes.” –Dictionary.com I am usually mixed up within the chaos to not even notice one precious moment to the next, but now I was able to just sit back and observe its existence as a whole. I examined it from the […]