25 May 2016

Life Lessons Learned While Solo Camping

The solo camping trip I took to Sleeping Bear Dunes a couple weeks ago marked the beginning of my third year of successfully camping on my own and totally not dying. Granted, I did spend half of the trip cowering in my car, freaking out about bears. But, still, I’m not dead!

If anything, I’d like […]

4 Feb 2016

5 Reasons to Go to A Writer’s Conference Even If You Hardly Ever Write

I know, what you’re thinking. Me? Why would I go to a writer’s conference? I don’t have a finished manuscript. Or even anything resembling a manuscript. I just have a couple dozen little stories on my computer. Half of which I refuse to even look at because I wrote them a billion years ago and I’m […]

27 Aug 2015

The Solo Traveler’s Guide to Avoiding People

I know what you’re thinking.

“But, Sally, if I’m traveling alone, shouldn’t I want to meet people, not avoid them?”

To which I respond: Umm, okay, if that’s your thing.

And if that is your thing, there are tons of really helpful, informative blog posts out there all about how to meet people while you’re […]

11 Aug 2015

How to go Solo Camping (And Totally Not Die. Probably.)

Since writing my post the other week on 5 reasons to go solo camping (in addition to the other 5 reasons that I gave you guys last year), I’ve had some people tell me that I’ve inspired them to go solo camping. A few of those people even informed me that they’ve already bought […]

26 Jun 2015

How To Be Happy With The Body You Have

I know I haven’t been traveling a whole lot over the past couple years — at least not internationally.

But I have been on a different journey.

A journey of body acceptance.

Okay, go ahead, roll your eyes. I know that sounded super cheesy. But it’s true.

I feel like in the past couple […]