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Courageous or Crazy?

I must confess, I have some compulsions. These compulsions I’m referring to today are all intertwined. I have this need to travel after being grounded in Kansas City, MO, raising 2 awesome kids for 20 years. I want to inspire and help people. I want to give back and I want to be fully self employed again. What a journey I’m on currently. People tell me I’m courageous for traveling on a shoe string budget, for letting go of most of my belongings, for taking off to another coun

Adulting, Taxes and Credit Scores, Lessons in the Real World

When I was 12 years old I was really into roller skating. It was 1982 by then and roller skating had been a massive part of my life growing up. Every weekend you could find me at the Raleigh Skateland in Bartlett, TN, where I lived until I was 23 years old. I had white leather high top, lace up roller skates with the best pink pom, poms, matching pink laces and wheels. I was getting older and well, I decided I MUST have some really cool low top speed skates with neon green zi