Coping with Competing Passions

I’m pleased to report that my head is in a slightly better place this week than it was last week. Last week, I was severely depressed¬†– nearly suicidal, even – mostly because I was back in Green Bay and was unable to see a clear path back to the happiness I experienced on the road. This week, I’m still depressed, Read More …

Voluntary Uncertainty and Growing Anxiety

As of today, only 28 days remain before I am officially retired. Three days later, I depart for my adventure across the continent. No longer can I think of this life-changing event as months away. Now I must think in terms of weeks and days. Not surprisingly (and predictably), the consequences of what I’m about to embark on weigh more Read More …