Change. It’s inevitable. Everyday brings new hope. Hope for change. Hope for something new or different. A job. A child. Or even something as simple as a smile: sign of acknowledgment and recognition.
I took this picture as I crossed the Sea of Cortez and woke up. (Who am I kidding… Waking up is not something you really do during a crossing, in order to wake up you need to sleep, not sure if dozing off is considered sleep-sleep just as Roman Polanski’s attack wasn’t rape-rape, right Whoopi?)
We left San Diego at the end of November. I had 6 months to find suitable employment. Six months to make contacts, build a network, and secure durable work. That was the deal. If by the time November rolled in I hadn’t found THE job, then we would return South where we could live off the hook. Off the grid. No bills. No mortgage, rent, electricity… nothing!
So back to the morning where I kind of woke up and watched the sun rise… Tears ran down my cheeks. Despair from giving up on my search mixed with tears of joy and hope. I didn’t know what this new trip would bring me, but one thing I did know was that this time I felt better prepared.
I do not regret a thing. Not one iota. And each new day brings me more uncertainty, more challenges but such fun!
NOTE: Living off the hook is cruisers’ talk for being anchored.
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