Nov. 23, 2021 This morning, we called for an Uber to take us to the airport, and it arrived much more quickly than we anticipated. So we didn't even have time to say goodbye to our wonderful host Hilary, who was occupied at the moment. Maybe we'll see her again one of these days. Everything … Continue reading Bon Voyage America, We’re Off to Mexico
Nov. 19 & 20, 2021 On Friday, we wrapped up the weeklong Act!vated Story Theatre residency at the school in Cheraw SC, culminating in a performance by each of the 6 classes we taught. After school, the principal was kind enough to give us a ride back to Hamlet NC, to the same Airbnb we … Continue reading 17 Hours on a Train to Miami after 12 Hours With No Home Base in Hamlet, NC
10 am: In our quest to live like the locals, we breakfasted at the kitchen table in the Brick House, our Airbnb for the night. Kimberly is learning how to survive without her customary breakfast of oatmeal prepared with her own patented recipe. It's a nice little home we're staying in, with all the amenities, … Continue reading How to get from Hamlet to Cheraw
5:30 alarm. Woke up from a half sleep on the floor of our son's home office. Squeaky air mattress, whirring minds and a lingering haunter's cough kept at least one of us up part of the night. It's time to leave because yes, we have a train to catch. Rushed to get dressed and out … Continue reading And So It Begins
Tonight we are having a sleepover at Zephyr 's. Train to South Carolina tomorrow morning. There's no turning back now! We weren't sure we were going to be able to fit our bags and the majority of the food we cleared out of our cupboards, fridge and freezer into his Volt but we had room … Continue reading The Day Before
Kimberly is back on her feet and we are both scrambling to get everything done as the clock ticks down to blast off time. Hard to believe we only have one more night in our own bed! Today we are handing off the RV to our good friends Jeanne, Kiaya and Zeke. In exchange for … Continue reading Handing off the RV – 2 days to Pre-Launch
With only 3 days to pre-launch, Kimberly picked a good time to recuperate in bed all day from the effects of her COVID booster shot. But Dennis is carrying on, transferring things from the RV to the trailer. He also did a little last-minute maintenance on the RV. https://vimeo.com/644113875/edf007735f Yep, we made it to our … Continue reading 3 Days To Pre-Launch
We've just crossed the state line into New Hampshire, so the reality of the looming departure date is really striking home. In this video, we discuss what our thoughts and feelings are now that crunch time is here. https://vimeo.com/643643327/356544c763 https://www.patreon.com/posts/58465220 We also showcase the two books that planted the seed in our twisted brains to … Continue reading 4 Days To Pre-Launch: How Does It Feel?
Today we are taking a moment to express our gratitude to our Patreons and Donors and welcome our newest Awesome Act!vator Lynda Walters. https://vimeo.com/643218683/edb71fbf88 Last night we got a chance to play together in the clown mirror maze at our Haunt Home. We rarely work the same scene at the haunt so we are all … Continue reading Counting down to Pre-Launch in 5 days – Shout out to Patreons
As the clock ticks down toward our date to start the new adventure, we reflect on our motives for undertaking it. Of course, we will be doing volunteer work and hoping to make a difference in the lives of others. But we also want to make a difference in our own lives, challenging ourselves to … Continue reading 6 Days To Pre-Launch: Why Are We Doing This?