5-Career, Bucket List, Level 10 Life Goals, Novels, Writing

Bucket List Item: Write a Novel

The first bucket list item I want to focus on for my Tuesday posts is very timely. The month of November begins tomorrow. Every year, I have wanted to participate in the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), which takes place every year in November. The idea is that you write about 1700 words of a… Continue reading Bucket List Item: Write a Novel

1-Friends & Family, 6-Relationship, 7-Fun & Recreation, Arkansas, Bucket List, Illinois, Level 10 Life Goals, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Road Trips, Tennessee, Travel, USA Travel

Road Trip – Day 5

Today is the big travel day home. We aren't even stopping much along the way. We've decided to take a short detour east so we can go through Indiana and miss most of the horrible traffic that exists between Chicago and Michigan. We began the day driving through massive downpours almost all the way through… Continue reading Road Trip – Day 5

3-Spirituality, 6-Relationship, 7-Fun & Recreation, Arkansas, Bucket List, Level 10 Life Goals, Mississippi, Missouri, Road Trips, Travel, USA Travel

Road Trip – Day 3

We woke up today with another long day of driving ahead... destination Memphis, Tennessee. We scheduled several stops along the way again to break up the monotony and give us a chance to get out and stretch a bit. Our fist stop after leaving St. Louis was Elephant Rocks State Park in Arcadia Valley, Missouri.… Continue reading Road Trip – Day 3

1-Friends & Family, 6-Relationship, 7-Fun & Recreation, Bucket List, Level 10 Life Goals, Missouri, Road Trips, Travel, USA Travel

Road Trip – Day 2

On the second day of our road trip, we woke up in the shadow of the St. Louis Arch. It's an iconic piece of architecture that defines not only the St. Louis skyline, but also the city itself. References to the Arch can be seen throughout the city and are almost impossible to escape. We saw… Continue reading Road Trip – Day 2

10-Health & Fitness, 3-Spirituality, 6-Relationship, 7-Fun & Recreation, Bucket List, Illinois, Level 10 Life Goals, Missouri, Road Trips, Travel, USA Travel

Road Trip – Day 1

The road trip was a lot of fun. I feel like we accomplished quite a bit in a very short amount of time. Here are the final stats: Elapsed time: 5 days, 4 nights States visited: 7 (Michigan, Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Indiana) Major Cities visited: 2 (St. Louis, Memphis) Miles driven: 1430 Steps taken:… Continue reading Road Trip – Day 1