Testing my “limiting beliefs”

Testing my “limiting beliefs”

While reading a post from one of my favorite travel/personal development bloggers, I started to consider how often my thought process holds me back from new experiences.  Niall Doherty, from Disrupting the Rabblement, suggests that we have “limiting beliefs”  that are often false and may hold us back from new…

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Bar Harbor, Maine

Bar Harbor, Maine

On every trip there is a moment.  It is the moment you feel the world opening up to you in a way it hasn’t before.  The moment you feel the value of travel intensely.  The moment that makes challenges you faced getting there seem insignificant.  The moment you see something…

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PA to Maine-Acadia National Park

PA to Maine-Acadia National Park

The true destination of our August 2012 trip to Maine was Acadia National Park.  You can read about our first day of driving and where we stayed in previous posts, but I think Acadia held many of the most memorable experiences.  We could see the park across the water from…

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PA to Maine-Dixmont and Lamoine plus a simple tide experiment for the kids!

PA to Maine-Dixmont and Lamoine plus a simple tide experiment for the kids!

We left our hotel in Massachusetts after a filling breakfast and arrived at our first stop in Maine about four hours later.  We were headed to Lamoine, but stopped in Dixmont to see one of my husband’s old college professors and his wife.  Years ago this professor encouraged his students…

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PA to Maine-the first leg of the trip

PA to Maine-the first leg of the trip

Last July when my husband took a voluntary separation from his company, our first order of business was to plan a trip to Maine.  It is a place he had traveled to and loved and somewhere the kids and I had never been.  We always talked about going and the…

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Naturally Romantic

I used to dread Valentine’s Day.  In the elementary years, there were the inevitable flurries of classroom rumors about who liked who.  There were the determined efforts to make sure the cheesy saying on the variety pack of cards your mom bought would not give the wrong person the idea…

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