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    On this site you'll find an extensive archive of stories, inquiry, video, travel tips, and photographs from around the globe! From Peru, to Morocco, to Alaska, and many journeys in between, we explore our vast and diverse world.

    We are inspired to creatively approach the obstacles that impede social equity and sustainable development, as we learn, travel, and work to satisfy our Migrant State of Mind.

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    -Chris and Natalie


Shannon County is located in southwestern South Dakota and is the only county completely contained within the Pine Ridge Reservation for the Oglala Sioux. Natalie and I moved to the small town of Kyle in the north east of the reservation this July where Natalie will work as a 1st grade teacher in the Little … Continue reading

VIDEO: Adventure Day on Cape Cod

Back in February, Natalie and I set out from her hometown of Plymouth, Massachusetts on an ‘Adventure Day.’ Adventure Days can be best understood as a day with generalized plan, but little or no direction, time constraints, or expectations. Adventure days are governed by non-governance; by chance; by happenstance.  We blow with the wind, drive with the sun, … Continue reading

Where We Are in 30 Seconds! – (Girdwood, Alaska)

After coming up to Anchorage for a week of intense work with the Alaska Humanities Forum, we decided to take advantage of our time in Alaska and take a week to visit with friends, drive up to our favorite little town (Talkeetna) and Cross Country Ski every day, as much as our bodies can handle. … Continue reading

Blue Hills Reservation: Boston’s Backwoods

The bustling, twisting, paved streets of Boston that wind between tall buildings and through interconnecting suburbs and cities make it hard to believe that there could be any sort of wilderness area left in the region. Having experienced the vast nothingness, yet profoundly somethingness of the Alaskan frontier, the Great Plains, the California Coast, the deserts of … Continue reading

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