The last two months have been a whirlwind of change. I spent one week traveling up the California coast, came home only because I had a job interview, realized that I didn’t fit the agency at all, had an interview for a different company fall into my lap, went to Vegas and, while en route to Sin City, received an email offering me my first post-college job. I’ve been working as Lead Writer for nearly two months now and have been enjoying the 9-5 stability and steady income that comes with it.
The downside to my new life of fully-embraced adulthood is I’ve stopped writing for fun. In order to revamp my blog and jumpstart my creativity, I’ll be posting a new photo from my world travels and sharing a little piece of my story each day for the next 100 days.
The years where the mixture of low commitments and high expectations create favorable conditions for world-traipsing self discovery. Seeing yourself in a different context is one of the best ways to figure out exactly who you want to be.
Even if it is a bus trip to the nearest state or a day trip to the mountains. Micro-travel gives you a cheap way to get away and gain some perspective.
I’m not an all-caps person, so you know this had an impact on me.
We got to Austria about the same time as the fog and drizzle. I got in a van and they shuttled us up the mountain anyway to see if we would be able to fly. That’s when the rain really rolled in. We sat hopefully outside of a ski-lodge cabin and watched the clouds dump water down the hillside, broken only by the occasional burst of lightening. (more…)