My favorite products!

This is going to be short, but I’m hoping it’ll be one of the more useful blog entries for those interested in backpacking.  Before deciding to take this journey, I had never backpacked before, so I spent many hours researching about what to bring and which products would be the best for me.  Here are…

A little something to help with the fear

The same friend that took me on my MDMA journey that kicked this whole thing off, shared a pivotal video with me, that became my buoy when the fear-based choppy waters of my mind threatened to drag me under. Let it inspire you too… Everybody dies, but not everybody lives by Prince EA

Fear, thank you for your protection, but let go please

Whenever we make a big decision, especially those kind that potentially change the entire trajectory of our lives, fear kicks in. Here’s how I visualize what my fear looks like.  She’s a frail, completely unassuming, painfully soft-spoken, middle-aged woman, that wears nothing but beige.  Beige turtlenecks, beige pleated trousers, beige knee-high socks, beige granny panties….

Hmmm… what to pack…

I want to shift gears a little bit here and have a practical post on what to actually bring on this type of an adventure.  Since I’m backpacking, I obviously have limited space, but I had to pack for being away for six months.  I’ll be heading back to the Bay Area in December to…

Wait… where am I gonna stay?

So in my last blog, I VERY casually mentioned that I was intending on camping everywhere.  There were two reasons for this, and one of them was absolutely a rebellious reaction to the cooped up’ness I had been feeling.  In 2016, I had spent my tax return on buying a ton of camping gear.  My…