#OTR50 Day 126: We Made It!

I conquered my worries about left-sided driving. Dublin arrows on streets made it easy. . . Although I do believe I had heart palpations at every right turn […]

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#OTR50 Day 125: Modern Travel

We are flying over land now. I keep chuckling internally at the travel map because the airplane icon looks so very silly over the country of Ireland. […]

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#OTR50 Day 124: Habits

… I seriously should have thought this through. By changing such a large element as the organized bag I always use for everything, I’ve been completely discombobulated during this flight. […]

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#OTR50 Day 123: We are Being Watched

Big Dog and Little Dog are at it again Watching my every move with a slight frown on their faces They know what packing means as they see me do it so often. . . This time it isn’t just me fiddling with piles of clothes and a suitcase. They watch, they learn, they know […]

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#OTR50 Day 121: Dublin and The Luka State – Minus 2 & Counting

For the past several years, we’ve rotated which of the kids gets to pick our summer vacation destination with a host of caveats to ensure we could make it happen. For instance, with three kids in tow the range needed to be drivable to make it affordable. The kids didn’t ever get to choose specific […]

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#OTR50 Day 106: Puppy Eyes

You welcome this weary traveler home with expressive eyes | I see you and you see me | You worry that I don’t know that you missed me. . .I know | You need me to know that I should stay. . . I know

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#OTR50 Day 93: Parisian Graffiti

Would I be a silent and secret artist | Building up the courage courage courage | Waiting to be inspired by an unexpected canvas | Spontaneously stopping in my tracks to paint […]

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#OTR50 Day 75: Conferences and Computer Challenges

For the few that subscribe to this blog by email, it is likely that you’ve noticed I’ve been having issues while traveling. The posts don’t always update correctly. Or, when I publish them. . . they are still in draft mode. I’m not 100% sure why I’m having such difficulty on the road, but I […]

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#OTR50 Day 71: Hotel Rooms

Crisp linens, Fresh soaps, Fluffy towels. It may not be my bed, But it will do for now. 294 Days to go. #OTR50

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#OTR50 Day 70: Travel Interrupted

Delayed Postponed Late arrival Mechanical Failures Cancelled Familiar words and phrases to the business traveller. I tried to write a poem about this travel life, but it didn’t flow and felt far to contrived. On the upside, I napped on my last flight and I’m getting work done in the airport. I will likely not […]

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