in pursuit of a life less restless

It’s not a Typo, it’s a Pursuit

Living with your head perpetually in far-away lands is not a great place to be, unless you have your heart and your loved ones right there with you. That’s why we’re taking action.

In a month’s time, we’re leaving London to spend six full months on the road. Leaving the routine, leaving the hustle, leaving the steady paycheck (although—to be totally fair—with the security of knowing it’s available on the other side), and leaving the known for the thrill of the spontaneous. And it’s probably worth mentioning that we’re doing it with a 10 month-old son, too.

We do have an itinerary which includes extended visits to Norway, Israel, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Fiji, but we also have the mindset (and One World Round-the-World tickets to enable) that we’re going to be flexible. However, this trip is less about seeing the sights and more about being present wherever we are.

A life less restless. That’s what we’re after. Releasing the feeling built up over many many years that “there’s something else I’m meant to be doing today” by doing exactly what we want to do every day, for a lot of days in a row. Some days that will mean a new adventure and some days that will mean doing absolutely nothing except being present. Each day will include changing diapers and that’s just fine with us. We’ll be documenting the things we learn and many of the experiences we have through photos, video and writing, because we enjoy that. That’s where this blog comes in.

We’re going to do our best to make our shares entertaining, thought-provoking and above-all, inspirational. That said, we recognize that we are a taking an extended break from some of life’s most frustrating responsibilities, and you most likely are not—at least not yet. Some of our posts may feel self-indulgent to you but once again, that’s just fine with us. We only hope that these will help you realize, too, that your path is not set in stone and it’s the detours we take that make us realize this the most.

We don’t intend to share regularly on Facebook or Instagram so if you want to hear and see what we’re up to, just drop your e-mail below.

We’re excited, and if we’re being honest, we’re not the least bit nervous. The opportunity to be present with ourselves and each other—particularly as Bodhi grows and changes before our eyes—is one we would not trade for anything. We are grateful for everything we have earned and been given throughout our lives. Now we’re ready to really take this show on the road. Join us, will you?


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Comments (23):

  1. LadyC

    May 29, 2018 at 9:47 PM

    Hey Guys, what an excellent idea! Loving the mind set, and looking forward to hearing about your adventures on the road. Drum roll please, let the show begin!

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  2. Len berse

    May 29, 2018 at 10:47 PM

    Can’t wait to see u in a few weeks
    The trip sounds fantastic and we know u will make the most of every opportunity
    We know it will be a dream come true.
    Uncle Lenny and aunt marni

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  3. Jerry Lipson

    May 30, 2018 at 12:16 AM

    Wow. You guys should have a wonderful time. What a great experience. Both Marilyn and I are excited to read your blogs. Have a great time and as your parents would say, be careful!
    Jerry

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  4. Susan

    May 30, 2018 at 12:24 AM

    A life less restless; a road not taken. You are on a wonderful journey. Love to you and Bodhi. I will follow your travels with great interest and be happy to see you back in California. ❤️Susan

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  5. Glenn

    May 30, 2018 at 12:55 AM

    I hope you 3 enjoy every minute of your amazing adventure. I’ll be there with you in heart. Just keep sending your stories in writing and in pictures.

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  6. Rodger Barkoff

    May 30, 2018 at 2:22 AM

    WOW!!! i am jealous…..Have a great adventure…I would love to participate by reading what you are up to on this trip..

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  7. Hazel

    May 30, 2018 at 4:08 AM

    Enjoy the journey, you are young and adventurous, and the time to go is now!
    Love ❤️
    Hazel & Marc

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  8. Anna Coleman

    May 30, 2018 at 11:34 AM

    Looking forward to taking this adventure with you through your posts and pics! Enjoy every moment!
    Anna

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  9. Michelle V

    May 30, 2018 at 1:16 PM

    Amazing! I don’t know how you do it but I’ve so much respect for you!!! Enjoy and have so much fun.

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  10. Julie Garmisa

    May 30, 2018 at 2:58 PM

    Your trip sounds fantastic!
    Enjoy..
    XOXO.
    Aunt Julie

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  11. John Ying

    May 31, 2018 at 3:11 AM

    Sounds fantastic! You guys are amazing! Enjoy your journey and have lots of fun!!!

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  12. Elizabeth Darvick

    May 31, 2018 at 1:54 PM

    Sounds amazing. Good for you! Can’t wait to come along through this blog. All the best! Elizabeth, Elliot and Olivia

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  13. Susan

    May 31, 2018 at 5:50 PM

    “I took the one less traveled by,
    And that has made all the difference.”
    Frost would certainly approve!
    Have a meaningful experience and SEND PICS!
    Cousin Susan

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  14. Lori Lyga

    June 2, 2018 at 4:49 PM

    Corey- this is so cool and congratulations on deciding to be fully present. Many people talk about it, but few do it. I’ve signed up to receive your news via email and I’m looking forward to it. Have a blast with your beautiful family! 😊👍🏽❤️

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  15. Janet H Hershey

    June 3, 2018 at 10:30 AM

    We admire your spirit! Looking forward to reading your blog.
    Best wishes on what will no doubt be an INCREDIBLE experience and journey.

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  16. Joan

    June 3, 2018 at 11:39 AM

    Thanks for including me on your journey! Sounds like a wonderful, unpredictable, fulfilling journey.

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  17. Kara

    June 4, 2018 at 6:31 AM

    So cool. I need to figure out how to do this while hauling 3 cats around.

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  18. Margy

    June 4, 2018 at 11:29 AM

    So exciting! We were so happy for you watching you enjoy Europe and now even more as you embark on a true journey in every sense of the word!

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  19. Alice K Maples

    June 4, 2018 at 9:57 PM

    Wohoooz! <3 Congratulations!

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  20. Tati

    June 15, 2018 at 2:16 PM

    What an opportunity!! How brave and exciting!! So looking forward to hearing about your adventure.

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  21. Joshua

    June 18, 2018 at 9:27 PM

    Can’t wait to see how your journeys come out in pixel form! Wonderful times abound 🙂

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  22. Orion

    August 2, 2018 at 7:42 AM

    Congratulations, plenty of hard work went into make this dream a reality. Enjoy your travels, I hope you come out the other side invigorated and inspired.

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