“Life is an amazing adventure; it was never intended to be lived in gray-scale.”

C.K. Kochis

A woman of many hats.

I, like you, have gone through plenty of transformations.

We shift, change, and rarely do we remain idle or stagnate.

Life provides us with experiences to grow from and learn.

It’s not always easy to see the blessings in the moment.

They appear when we seek them without judgement.

At times traversing forward can be real interesting.

It doesn’t surprise me at all that you are here.

We all play a role in each other’s life.

I share with you my insights.

This is what I do.

This is me.

How I Occupy My Time…

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Writer/Author/Publisher

I write. It’s what I do. My creative spirit would have it no other way. I believe our words have power – grand power.

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My mission is to help women experience balance in their relationships, workplace, body movement, spirituality and unbox their kitchens.

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The Adventure Begins

Since the decision to sell my home of twenty-six years, the Universe is showing me there is a great opportunity out there waiting for me.

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A Raven’s Message

The Adventure Continues..."Spiritual transformation is not a goal that can be attained, but an ongoing process of evolution." -Dr. Debra RebleThe screech of an eagle drew my attention from the trail conditions leading away from the Gila Cliff Dwellings, a National...

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Getting The Pass

To Travel. To Write. To Explore.This journey has taught me many lessons. One of the financially hardest was learning about state park passes. Due to my lack of traveling outside the state of Michigan, I have only purchased the State of Michigan park pass and the...

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How Long Will It Take

The Adventure Continues..."Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self." -May SartonHow long would it take for anyone to notice I changed campgrounds? How long would it take for anyone to notice that I cut my hair short? How long would it take...

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Where the Dinosaurs Roamed

To Travel. To Write. To Explore.An element of traveling is sharing the experiences with the ones you love. In the case of my three grandsons, I traveled to Dinosaur Valley State Park for an afternoon and wandered several museums in Texas to photograph dinosaur...

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It’s the Little Things

The Adventure Continues..."The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams." -Oprah WinfreyHow ironic the things we take for granted; like electricity, water and packaging tape. To fully appreciate the previous statement, I am starting today's...

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How Do I Know If I Am Hiring The Right Coach?

“Healing others heals me; it's my oxygen.” -Rachel KiefferAligning with, and hiring, the right coach is important. Vital, actually. We've all seen the I will teach you how to made $10K in a month, loose 20 lbs this week and write a book in weekend “hooks” by coaches...

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Prairie Dogs of Lake Arrowhead

To Travel. To Write. To Explore.The Black-tailed Prairie Dogs at Lake Arrowhead State Park near Wichita Falls, Texas, gifted me so much more than simple cute and cuddly entertainment. The campground layout is unique and unlike like any I've yet to see again. From the...

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What I Found at the Grocery Store

The Adventure Continues...“You can only walk through your own fire and not the fire of another, even if it means walking away from 'them'. When you stop playing the part to earn love, you begin to love yourself through your inner spirit and awaken the true fire behind...

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A Sense of History at Garner State Park

To Travel. To Write. To Explore.Garner State Park, to date, remains one of the top three favorite campgrounds I've resided. Anxiety weaved thoughts of what have I gotten myself into, please let there be a place I can turn around as I drove the steep, narrow road...

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The Structures I Broke

The Adventure Continues..."Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself." ― RumiOne thing I didn't expect to happen on this journey has. On the edge of this awareness, I'm in awe with myself. Darn tootin' proud of...

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Pictographs At Semimole Canyon

To Travel. To Write. To Explore.On Sunday, I joined twenty curious individuals to see the pictographs on the Fate Bell Shelter Canyon Guided Walking Tour at the Seminole Canyon State Park & Historical Site in the Big Bend Country region of Texas. The scheduled...

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Two Minute Relationships

The Adventure Continues..."If you're enjoying the journey, you're always where you want to be...and every step will be delicious along the way." -Abraham-HicksI have come to the conclusion that traveling alone and moving every one to two weeks is not what I expected....

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In Her Words…

“I started reading Cindy’s blog The Adventure Begins back in August 2018 around the time Cindy sold her house and have returned each week since to vicariously enjoy the Adventure and admire the images that make me feel I am along in the camper as a co-passenger.

What I love about Cindy’s writing is its simplicity and adeptness in recreating the scenery of the story post. But these aren’t just entries in a journal but a living story of a person who sells a home of 26 years, still grieving for a beloved son and learning to enjoy life and its mini-wonders and sharing her experiences from an empowered perspective that compels the reader to pause and reflect on their daily life and how meaningful even the smallest interactions can be.”

Vatsala Shukla
Karmic Ally Coaching

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The Adventure Begins

I am embarking on an adventure of a lifetime. I was presented the opportunity to change my typical lifestyle to that of a nomad.

Nomad – noun – a person who moves from one place to another rather than living in one place all of the time.

 My creativity is flowing and it feels good to be putting pen to paper. I look forward to sharing my personal insights, pearls of wisdom and stories from the road.

Life is an amazing adventure; it was never intended to be lived in gray-scale.

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