DO Date a Girl Who Travels

Always a lone traveler at heart, this is a great post defining and explaining a woman who loves to travel. Thank you.

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Recently a blog post went viral, translated into 16 different languages the post was called, Don’t Date a Girl who Travels. Wonderfully written and accurate in the description of an independent woman who can’t be tied down, a woman meant to explore, a woman who should not be held back.

I read this post and smiled, recognizing many of the values identified as ones that I have discovered in my own life of travels. It’s tone empowering, fierce, a life lived unconventionally, a women wisely choosing to follow her own will, not that of someone else’s.

Yet I couldn’t help questioning; Why not chase life right along with her? Why has an article celebrating a passionate woman ended with a proclamation to let her go? Why is confidence and daring curiosity in women so often paired with solitude?

So, here goes my response…

Do date a woman who travels.

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Sunflower Vs. Polar Vortex

Sun Dark sun

Music

Songbird

 

Laugh, Stupid!

Let’s all do this together:

Back to Front

As I sit brainstorming and working in this so-labelled dreary “polar-vortex” weather, I have TEDTalks running in the background.  This one in particular by Stefan Sagmeister steadily gained all of my attention.  Very interesting how he runs his business, and I also enjoy/agree with his view on integrating retirement years into working years.  Click the image below to watch, or listen, and perhaps gain some inspiration as I did.

Stefan Sagmeister

Free Programs

A friend who works with Autodesk recently shared this free download for a program I have yet to explore, dealing with creating 3D models.

Here is the link: http://www.123dapp.com/meshmixer or click on the image below if you are interested in this type of thing, and at the top of the page (see the screenshot), there are additional programs that are either free or very inexpensive.

Enjoy!

Meshmixer

MorningWood Music

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