What A Journey It Has Been

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness Wow, what a journey it has been! It has been a very long time since I have last written and published an article. This has been due to… Continue reading What A Journey It Has Been

First Step On Your Journey

"To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice"— Elizabeth Gilbert. Hello Drifters, So, I didn't know where I was going to start with this, but I am just going to go for it. Why not, right? Anyways, traveling. That may illicit many emotions for you. What emotions comes up first? Happiness, sadness, nervous...shame? Yes, shame.… Continue reading First Step On Your Journey

Electrical Travel Essentials

Be prepared and be honest.- John Wooden Hello, Drifters! Have you ever left your house without your phone charger or, better yet, without your phone? What about driving to the grocery store, getting in line only to find out that you left your wallet at home? I've done all three and I am quite sure… Continue reading Electrical Travel Essentials

Lake Wedington in Fayetteville, Arkansas, US

“TAKE ONLY MEMORIES, LEAVE ONLY FOOTPRINTS” Chief Seattle So, now that I have my new vehicle I decided to go out for a bit, even though it was a bit on the chillier side. Almost everything from my lips to my toes started freezing after awhile, but I still kept at it for awhile. You… Continue reading Lake Wedington in Fayetteville, Arkansas, US

An Unexpected Turn of Events

“In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.” ― Robert Frost Question: if you could sum up your life in three words what would it be and why? Mine would be "life is vast". I say this because of the vast experiences we all have, rather directly or… Continue reading An Unexpected Turn of Events

A New, Local Adventure For A Needy Traveler

“Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life” ― Michael Palin Hey! So I wanted to write this because I have been feeling a bit restless as of late due to my limitations to travel. Currently, I am… Continue reading A New, Local Adventure For A Needy Traveler

Language Learning

“My love for languages and my love for travel really go hand in hand and feed off of each other. There’s no better way to learn a language than by immersing yourself in a culture where it’s spoken, and there’s no better way to immerse yourself in a culture than by learning to speak the… Continue reading Language Learning

Hello Fellow Drifters

The definition of the word "drifter": "A person who goes from place to place, job to job, etc.,remaining in each for a short period of time." Hello and welcome to my blog that I, finally, decided to start again. My name is Ashley Jerkins and I am The Spirited Drifter. First and foremost, I chose… Continue reading Hello Fellow Drifters