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Cecilie Conrad

Will it Ever be Enough?

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When we arrived to the big house at Baja, we had to kick ourselves hard to remember how great this is - even when the temperatures are about 10 degrees Celcius colder than we aimed for, and the house is impossible to heat.

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First Transit of the Year

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We were excited about going to the next place. As always, of course, but this time, we would finally meet again with friends from the castle experience last year and our second Camino. Plus we were planning to live in the same place for six weeks. Right on the beach. Yay.

Everything worked out nicely, even though many feelings are in play at the moment, and we have to handle that, too (it is growth, and it is not always easy). Erik took the challenge of cooking whatever was left so we would allā€¦

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Evaluation Mood - a New Year State of Mind

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Do you also want to evaluate at the edge of the new year? I want the statistics: How many museums, how many cities, how many beach days, where did we go, how did it unfold? What do we want to change, and how can we do it? What is the better plan, based on the things we learned?

This kind of evaluation goes through my mind, while the new year unfolds in the celebration on the last night of the year and the humble beginning on the first day.

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Stuck in the desert | Day 361 of my 2023 Journal

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We needed to buy gasoline halfway through our trip and arrived at a gas station that was out of electricity. Therefore, they could not pump the gasoline and, hence, not sell it to us. And they had no idea (of course) when the problem would be fixed.

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The Sea of Cortez | Day 354 of my 2023 Journal

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Just get out there. On the water. In the water. That is the recommendation from everyone we met living on boats for everyone else. And it is very true.
The first thing we met was a humpback whale and its calf. It was, of course, amazing, and we all felt if we see nothing more today, it is a success anyway.

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La Ventana: Welcome to Baja Sur | Day 349 of my 2023 Journal

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Life is this. The moving around. The people we move for. Reaching out to the opportunities, taking what is, and appreciating all the big and little gifts of life. It seems obvious right now the right thing is to enjoy the fantastic nature around us and the people we get to share the experience with.

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