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    For Sanity’s Sake: The Art of Journaling

    I’m still navigating that winding road known as life, facing joys and triumphs, fears and self-doubts. And still, all these years later, I’m writing them down, sorting them from my head to the page, by hand.

  • The Ocean City NJ boardwalk at sunset

    Summer Down the Shore

    To most mid-Atlantic dwellers “down the shore” implies sandy days at the beach, swimming in the Atlantic Ocean and sunburned noses, and evening strolls along the boardwalk complete with lotsa junk food and the occasional ride.

  • Some days you find t-shirts that sum up you life.

    Reality Check: Can You Handle a Location Independent Lifestyle?

    “Yes, there is another world. This is it.” –Stephen Dunn, poet. Let me ask you: Are you really ready for location independence? Is this really what you want?

(Credit: waltstoneburner via Flickr)

For Sanity’s Sake: The Art of Journaling

I’m still navigating that winding road known as life, facing joys and triumphs, fears and self-doubts. And still, all these years later, I’m writing them down, sorting them from my head to the page, by hand.

The Ocean City NJ boardwalk at sunset

Summer Down the Shore

To most mid-Atlantic dwellers “down the shore” implies sandy days at the beach, swimming in the Atlantic Ocean and sunburned noses, and evening strolls along the boardwalk complete with lotsa junk food and the occasional ride.

Some days you find t-shirts that sum up you life.

Reality Check: Can You Handle a Location Independent Lifestyle?

“Yes, there is another world. This is it.” –Stephen Dunn, poet. Let me ask you: Are you really ready for location independence? Is this really what you want?

The perfect sunset in Destin, FL.

What is a Life Extraordinary?

It’s this very blog’s tagline: Living a Life Extraordinary. It’s got me thinking: how do you want to feel each day, each year? What feelings do you want to embody to experience a full and whole and shimmering you?

The Coney Island Wonder Wheel rises over Luna Park.

Coney Island Nights: Ferris Wheel Junkies and Tilt-a-Whirl Ghosts Collide

I can’t say I love Coney Island, but I can say it stops me in my tracks, makes me think a moment. To my eye, Coney Island is a monstrous mix of gritty, glittery, weird and heartbreaking. Here’s why.

Ayaz and I in Glacier National Park.

Can You Be Location Independent Forever?

Travel is like a drug. The more you see, the more you want to see. Only, the more you travel, the more you realize all you still haven’t seen: how much of the world is left to be explored. The itch to travel more and more only grows. Now, it’s in your blood.

How to Explore Martha’s Vineyard in 48 Hours (or Less!)

How to Explore Martha’s Vineyard in 48 Hours (or Less!)

Ah, Martha’s Vineyard. The very name conjures images of windswept beaches and Kennedy family scandals. If you’re considering a trip, peek at my guide for experiencing the best of the Vineyard in 48 hours or less.

The Bateaux New York passes the Statue of Liberty.

Sunset, Skylines and a Supermoon: Getting Romantic on Bateaux New York

It’s been a year of amazing sunsets in extraordinary locales. But what ranks as one of the most romantic sunsets of them? I can thank a swanky, Parisian-style boat cruise around Manhattan and Mother Nature’s Supermoon for that treat.

My sublet's living area, complete with tree decals :)

Adventures in Subletting: Moving on Down(stairs), to the West Side

For 2 digital nomads on a budget, landing the perfect NYC summer sublet would be nothing less than a gift straight from the New York City gods. And despite the odds stacked against us — we did it! Take a peek inside our latest digs.

Central Park pond

Summer 2014: Doing It Well, New York City-Style

Nearly a month into my newest location independent jaunt in New York City, I’ll give you a glimpse of Gotham’s highlights in the summer season. Thinking of planning a trip this summer? This could be your inspiration!

Central Park, New York City

Where Have You Gone, Passenger Conners?

There’s been an eerie silence on the interwebs of Passenger Conners these past few weeks. My laptop keyboard has felt a bit less clacking. Cobwebs are collecting on my Wordpress dashboard. And wait — was that a tumbleweed that just rolled past my screen?

Bivalves, Lobsters and Foraged Things: Welcome to Portland, Maine!

Bivalves, Lobsters and Foraged Things: Welcome to Portland, Maine!

I was downright giddy to finally visit Portland, ME, said by those in the know to be one of America’s top food cities. Eat and see the city’s sights with my top picks for Portland.