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COMING SOON! (all sorts of amazing links to all sorts of cool stuff about travel)

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COMING SOON! (all sorts of amazing links to all sorts of cool stuff about achieving your dreams)

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Tomorrow. The unbearable lightness of possibility, But terror weighs more, in the end. What measure of a life? Legacy, contribution, seemingly lofty pursuits — Earthly treasures nonetheless. Hope blocking pursuit. The mind’s eye is dark, Unable or unwilling to see? Experience discarded like trash, Clogging the soul’s gutter, No longer emptying into the ocean. The…

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I live inside the glare. A bright, cold, lonely place — disguised as immortality, Filled with hard angles and uncompromising dualism, Populated by plastic expectations and razor disappointment. No humanity to buffer, or conscience to protect, Compass and guiding star lost in the blinding blaze. Faint glimpses of myself flickering by candle flame behind the…

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Trapped inside a jail of my own creation, Willingly shackled by a foolish heart, Tethered to emotions destined for destruction. I held my wrists out at a tender age, Asking to be bound — not understanding the consequences. Trading passion for friendship, romance for security. Ignorantly content, allowing complacency to rule. Beloved captor, Naively fought-for…

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Reaching up for hopefully the last time, Cold and fleshless, Still wanting more than she could give. Desperate and grasping to the end, but she no longer cared. What once warmed and comforted, Now felt skeletal and indifferent. Flaying her to the marrow — Vital layers peeled until nothing of substance remained. Like a decaying…

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When I explain that I’mĀ child-free, I often get a sidelong glance that says, “I’m not 100% sure what this means. Do you hate kids? Do you hate parents? Are you a threat to the nuclear family?” Bitch please! While some no-kidders truly can’t stand other people’s offspring, not all of us are like that. But…

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It is widely assumed that, if you don’t want to have children, you must hate kids and the people who gave birth to them. Not true — some of my best friends are parents! Seriously, while a very small percentage of no-kidders could live quite happily on a planet where all reproduction was banned, I…

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Society teaches us that women who do not bear children will never feel complete. But there are many whose happiness is found through other forms of creativity — this book gives them a chance to be heard. We give voice to individuals everywhere who have chosen not to bear children. We are grateful to our…

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As I plan my wedding, I’m spending a number of months pretty much parked in one place — but after that, my new husband and I are looking forward to re-engaging with the process of full-time wandering. It’s such a joy to be on the road — not only because of the places we see…

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