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Portable Comfort?

18 Sep

Lots of people feel adventurous for getting jobs in far off places.  I felt it too when I was nineteen in Wyoming.  I’ve since realized that to really feel/be adventurous you have to continually push outside of your own comfort zone.  True adventures cannot be achieved by simply packing up your comfort zone and taking it with you.  It feels right for the initial leg of any journey but once the destination is reached, the mundane rears his familiar face.  I think it’s one of the reasons so much of the seasonal population drinks to such excess; they’ve either carried their comfort zones with them or are trying to accommodate the lack of comfort they’ve always felt, just now they’ve become enamored with the novelty of the new setting- enamored and hammered!  Realizing this concept was an epiphany for me.  On the drive up from Seattle through British Columbia I felt more alive than I have in a long time.  It’s been said that to really know yourself you must  travel!  I am just now realizing the validity of that imperative.  As soon as I regained a zone of relative comfort, this time in Alaska, I became noticeably bored as if my adventure curve, which was climbing steadily as I followed the needle north, had suddenly hit a flatline.  I will aim for little (in the way of definitive plans) for my first travel stint abroad.  It is my hope that this may provide the adventure and thus, the self-understanding I so desire.

I’ll keep you posted!

-GC

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How essential is it really?

28 Apr

I was cleaning my bathroom today and I noticed that my face wash “contains 10 essential oils.”

At first, I was relieved, then I thought, “If they were really essential, wouldn’t they be in my skin already?”

Words often confused…

9 Apr

I was, prior to this post, looking at blogging a bit differently and I hope that I can adjust mid-swing as it were, I never wish to focus on just one thing- so forgive me for my lapse in posting from before, but I really needed to figure out a good deal of things- I hope I can continue with my new approach; here’s a new segment:cavalry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Words often confused:

cavalry– soldiers who fought on horseback

Calvary– the hill outside Jerusalem on which Jesus was crucified.

Calgary– a city in southern Alberta, in southwestern Canada;  Pop. 710, 680

 

This should help.  Good day.

 

 

12 Feb

"Sometime in the future..."

It is no one’s responsibility but our own to break free of the clutches that could potentially bind us all.  Civilizations topple, but man continues to survive.