lorri weisen journey

The Journey Blog

SHARING STORIES. 10+ years of chaos and it’s time for new beginnings. Follow along as I travel across America the Beautiful and Canada to explore, experience, and share what’s good—good health, good adventures, good life.

What you’ll discover:

  • Inspiring & Positive Vibe Stories
  • Healthy Traveling
  • Adventures & Experiences
  • Life On The Road
Idyllwild
My Travels

Idylling Awhile In Idyllwild.

Take Your Time In Idyllwild and Get To Know This Special Place. (9 minute read.) A firetruck siren jolts us out of our Sunday morning chill session at the coffee shop and everyone freezes in their tracks., We all cautiously turn our heads towards the alarm and stare in anticipation.

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Stuck On Pismo Beach
The Journey

Stuck On Pismo Beach. Literally.

Not wanting to miss the opportunity to check beach camping off my bucket list, I pulled onto the sand with my truck and teardrop on a quiet Monday morning. I drove down to the RV parking area and found—what I thought was—a solid place to park. I pulled forward and back a few times to try to find level from side to side, but that ended up being a huge mistake because now my truck is stuck, and 4WD in the sand is the equivalent of spinning corn on the cob in a stick of butter.

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Dropping Klink Off In Oceanside
The Journey

Dropping Klink Off In Oceanside.

I’m here. I’ve finally arrived. Eight weeks of traveling and six thousand miles towing my tiny house behind me. (7 minute read) The drive from Temecula to Oceanside had me pretty choked up. It had taken me years to get here and now I was only 30 minutes away from

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Tiny Home - lorriweisen.com
The Journey

Meet My New Tiny Home.

So here’s my new tiny home! I’m naming her Gratitude for many different reasons. She weighs 3100 lbs, is 21 feet long and tows like a dream.

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The Unexpected Detour - lorriweisen.com
The Journey

The Unexpected Detour.

This unexpected detour is just what my soul needed.

If you’ve been keeping up on my stories you’d know that I flew to Nashville in late January to buy my trailer and by the time I flew home four days later, I had an offer on my house. It wasn’t even on the market yet. Six weeks later I walked out the front door of The House At Pooh Corner for the very last time

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Yes. I am afraid - lorriweisen.com
The Journey

Yes. I Am Afraid.

Since I made this decision to travel the country full time, I’ve been asked the same questions over and over by countless friends, family and strangers.

“Aren’t you afraid?”

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Leaving Pooh Corner - Lorri Weisen
The Journey

Leaving Pooh Corner.

Leaving Pooh Corner. (8 minute read) My late husband, Klink, named our beautiful home Pooh Corner many moon’s ago and long before we met. He had a wife and son before me and the Loggin’s and Messina song “Return To Pooh Corner”, I always believed, was his song to his

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Watching Magic Unfold - www.lorriweisen.com
The Journey

Watching The Magic Unfold; The Law of Attraction In Action.

Sold My House, Bought A Teardrop; Three Months Till Lift Off: I just want to start this off by saying I am physical, living proof that you can absolutely positively, manifest your dreams. In the last six months I have watched the magic in my life unfold right in front of my eyes, better than anything I could have planned myself. Almost like watching a movie of my own life while my life is still happening. This is how The Law of Attraction works.

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Lorri Weisen
The Journey

Learning To Allow Change.

And trying not to control the uncontrollable. Well, I guess this is it. I’m not sure if I should call this the beginning of my new life and the end of my old, or just the turning of the page from one chapter to another. It feels bigger than a

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The Things We Keep
The Journey

The Things We Keep.

Worn out and rough. Dirty and rugged. They touched things and held things and fixed things and built things. His hands were here. These beat up ol’ work gloves. A symbol of his existence and reminder of the man who wore them. I found them in the shed as I

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Camino cancelled
The Journey

My Camino Is Cancelled

Food poisoning, appendicitis and a big change in plans. Today would have been the first day of my Camino trip —walking 550 miles across Spain to the end of the world. My flight out would’ve been this afternoon and after arriving and getting settled in, I would have begun my

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Camino training day one
The Journey

My Camino Training: Day 1 – The Voice

Camino Training, Backpack Follies, and The Voice In My Head. (6 minute read) Training for the Camino, turns out, is a little rougher than I anticipated. Sometimes the misadventures turn out to be the best experiences of all. This, however, was a one-star day.  For me, a great part of

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Spain - My Camino Journey
The Journey

My Solo Journey Walking Across Spain.

Walking Across Spain To Make My Life Bigger. (7 minute read) In approximately eight weeks I’ll be setting out on an 800 km (500 miles) walk across northern Spain. I’m planning for my solo journey to take me between 5-7 weeks and I hope to check out Madrid and Barcelona

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Cancer
The Journey

The Things I Didn’t Learn In School.

This is where all the really good stuff is. The things one doesn’t learn in school, but only by living an extraordinary life. When I say extraordinary I’m not implying my life has been all rainbows and unicorns, on the contrary, it’s been rather strange and heartbreaking, wonderful and confusing,

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