“Big Picture” vs “Step by Step”?

I have always considered myself a big picture thinker and planner. I’ll admit to the occasional jealousy of the type A folks in my life with all their lists and preparation, but generally my big picture approach works well for me. There are pros and cons to both schools of thought, but this past week…

Competing passions… travel vs home!

Choosing between two loves! It is always harder making a decision when both options come with a long list of positives! I have always dreamed of travelling and as my children grew, that dreamed extended to sharing the world with them too. But as I planned our travels I knew it would mean leaving behind…

FIGHT or FLIGHT… THRILL vs TERROR

When I was in University I remember learning about the fight or flight response when faced with an immediate harm or threat. This adventure was not a threat, but as our departure date got closer and people would ask if I was excited, my response was generally… yes, mostly excited… but with equal parts terror! I…