I started my vanlife adventure on a farm in Virginia to learn about agriculture. Each day began with taking care of cows–well, calves, to be more specific.
Author Archives: Laura M. Brenner
A New Adventure is on the Horizon
I am excited to announce a significant change coming to my life later this year. With Piper by my side, I am embarking on a year-long(+) road trip across North America. With hopes of seeing every state – really seeing them, not just passing through them. We’ll travel slow, with the seasons, and among ourContinue reading “A New Adventure is on the Horizon”
Weekend Getaway, Close to Home
The nearly two feet of snow blanketing the top of the mountain had been plowed from the “main” road and compressed by several local snowmobilers on other roads. A fact that meant Piper could enjoy our mountain walk without additional provisions for battling Piper-deep snow. Combined with the mild 40-degree afternoon we found ourselves facing,Continue reading “Weekend Getaway, Close to Home”
9 Years With My Ideal Friend
Piper is a remarkably adaptable dog. Most days, especially since March 2020, the middle-aged hound spends her days at home, napping on the couch, sunbathing in the yard, and chairing the local chapter of the Squirrels Are The Enemy club. She joins me on a few runs or walks each week and the occasional weekendContinue reading “9 Years With My Ideal Friend”
False Ends & False Starts
The older I get, the less I force my body to conform to my brain’s norms. So I’ll be here, on the couch, until I feel like running again.