“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” — Henry David Thoreau
“Phases and stages, circles and cycles, and scenes that we’ve all seen before. Let me tell you some more.” —Willie Nelson
You may be asking yourself how a post on going paperless fits on a travel blog. To that I would answer that one of the biggest advantages to going paperless is access to personal and financial documents on any computer or mobile device – anytime, anywhere.
It’s January, and for me that means a couple of things. First, the annual trip to the mall in search of bigger jeans, and second it’s the perfect time for some housecleaning. And by housecleaning I mean not only our domicile but also our digital homestead.
Last night we had one of those long, cleansing summer storms, complete with deep, rolling thunder and eye-clenching lightning. You know the kind. And when you get up the next morning, the whole world looks fresh and new.
In America, the day after Thanksgiving is called “Black Friday” – the first day of the Christmas shopping season, and a chance for retailers to move into “the black” financially. Folks wait in long lines at ungodly hours for the chance to get great deals on special merchandise.
As travelers we’re fascinated by the world – dazzled by exotic locations, awed by natural wonders, and astounded by man-made marvels. Give us the souk in Marrakech, along with the Grand Canyon and Sydney Opera House … and we’re in heaven!