Living in Houston for your entire life, there are many things you are taught you need: a big car, a long commute, a mansion in Katy with tons of furniture to fill it. But all of these material things are not truly necessary for life, save one: the almighty air conditioning. Every good Texan knows that… Read More


Having two job offers in the bag by the time you get home from a third interview is a pretty fantastic feeling – especially after the nightmare of the Houston economic downturn last year.  So, it was time to debate the options and make some life-changing decisions…which has begun to feel fairly routine for the… Read More


It turns out that being a ‘cloud engineer’ in the market for a job and willing to relocate pretty much anywhere in the country really lights a fire under the hordes of recruiters vying for a cut of a hefty signing bonus. The job calls started pouring in daily by the dozens and it was… Read More


April and May passed in a blur of long, empty days. I would focus on photography as much as possible (still without a drop of internet!) and Russell would waste the majority of his waking hours at a company who had reneged on all their promises and betrayed all trust. We would live for the… Read More


It’s been 125 days since we left our comfortable lives in Houston and set out for adventure, eyes bright with the prospect of a semi-nomadic, blissful future touring the States and creating a life of our own pace and choosing. Russell’s IT job would be loosely based in New York City, allowing us to experience… Read More


With the prospect of leaving Houston fast approaching, I was fully aware of just how much I would miss all of my friends & family and my fantastic, spacious apartment with whom my little love affair had steadily grown over the last year. These are the losses you understand and prepare for. You spend extra time with… Read More


I hesitate to speak of all the setbacks we’ve encountered over the last month for fear their retelling will somehow shake me more than their physical experience. From the last few days in Houston, as the Biblical rain set in and we dragged the remainder of our drenched belongings into the various vehicles and storage… Read More


Iceland is a fantastic and beautiful country – there’s no disputing that. However, all the moss covered rocks and impressive glacier-wrought mountains can’t combine to replace the elusive Northern Lights I’d hoped to see dancing through the polar skies during my Iceland excursion. When we decided to book the trip to Iceland seven months ago… Read More


Tomorrow I close the chapter on my life at 2H. Strange to think I stumbled into that office nearly seven years ago without a clue as to where my life was headed. But, I suppose that’s exactly how all of us begin every day – unwittingly perched on the edge of what lies ahead. It was the… Read More


If this sounds as skeptical to you as it first did to me, then you and I are in the same boat! During 2015, I finally started to wrap my head around what full-time RV life will be like: all the adventures and all the challenges. I still haven’t experienced it, but I’ve grown accustomed… Read More