Monthly Archives: May 2013

To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time

To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time by John Herrick, written in 1648… and this blog’s namesake:   Gather ye Rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a flying: And this same flower that smiles to day, To morrow will be dying.   The glorious Lamp of Heaven, the Sun,             5 The higher he’s a getting; The sooner will his Race be run, And neerer he’s to Setting.   That Age is best, which is the first, When Youth and Blood are warmer;                  10 But being spent, the worse, and worst Then be not coy, but use your time;   And while ye may, goe marry: For having lost but once your prime,              15 You may for ever tarry.   More information about this amazing … Continue reading

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Achieving your dream – Where to Start

So how did I begin? How did I go from full time gainful employment to getting on a plane with Warrior Princess and three kids for a year-long trip? What were the steps from ‘maybe one day’ to ‘I can do this’ to ‘I’m making it … Continue reading

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Throw Off the Bowlines

“Twenty Years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade wins in your sails. Explore. … Continue reading

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