World Domination Summit

On Friday I’ll be hitting the road for a 2 hour journey north to Portland and the World Domination Summit.  When I first heard about WDS many months ago I knew I had to go.  I’m a big fan of the work that Chris Guillebeau does and figured that if he were putting...

Shredding & Burning the Past

It’s Memorial Day and what better way to celebrate than to dig up old memories and burn them.  What am I talking about?  I just spent the weekend shredding and then burning over 15 years of miscellaneous paperwork that has been stacked up around the house in numerous...

Is Travel Blogging Bad for the Environment?

I’ve been sitting on this post since before Earth Day last month and finally decided to post it.  It’s about the environment and our role in preserving it.  I love getting outdoors to explore, photograph and experience nature in all its beauty.  This is an incredible...

How to Negotiate a Sabbatical

A few weeks ago I wrote about How to Write a Sabbatical Proposal.  In this post I want to give you a few tips for presenting your sabbatical proposal.  This is a big step because you will be playing your hand at work.  Your secret is out and now everyone will know...

The Most Important Word in the World

This article has been written as part of the “Most Important Word in the World” series; a collaborative project to inspire people to step outside their comfort zones and find adventure and friendship. Other contributors to the series are:  Wandering...