Posts Tagged ‘travel’

Sense of Place; Sense of Self

Sense of Place, Sense of Self Maoomba

Growing up, I wanted nothing more than to leave my home town.  It took years to realize that I could run all I wanted to, but the place had invaded my dreams, my spirit, my sense of orientation. I felt lost anywhere else. So, I came back and stayed. While I continue to wander, Utah […]

Nine Reasons I am Grateful for the Travel Bug

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It’s no secret that I love to travel.  It started when I was 11 and led me to live and wander abroad for a number years and even meet my husband.   The travel bug has grown into a full-blown addiction that is hard to break…even when I come home exhausted, glad to be home […]

Running Away Can Bring You Home to Yourself

I was 3 years old the first time I packed a bag and headed out the door.  My parents found me easily and convinced me to stay. Just 11 years later, though, I threatened to leave again.  My parents could either let me live with my grandparents in California or let me be a foreign […]

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