Highway to Hoeftland

An Adventure Blog

I sigh heavily and begin nervously picking my lips as I’m reading the last few sentences of the book, 90 Days to Your Novel, by Sarah Domet. I’m annoyed with myself because I’ve surpassed 90 days since I bought the book and I have not written one sentence yet of my upcoming novel. Where has …

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Lake Merwin Camper’s Hideaway (LMCH)—a private campground one hour northeast of Portland, Oregon, is one of the most unique and beloved campgrounds in the Pacific Northwest. I’m biased with this opinion, however, because it’s also where I own a vacation home. Sometimes, Lake Merwin feels as close to “home” as I’ve ever felt. You see, …

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“We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, may be the very reason why you don’t have something better.”
-C. JoyBell C.(quote from Goodreads)

Just beyond my half-full glass of green beer, I watch a thin man in a tight green full body suit—green facemask included—dancing to the music on Fremont Street. This is Saint Patrick’s day, 2015, in the afternoon, at a bar in downtown Las Vegas. I do not even blink from surprise; as a local, these are …

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