An Essay on Number Two


Soleil is walking and talking. It's crazy, my baby isn't a baby any more. All of a sudden, she's a toddler. She says much more than we can understand (stupid grown-ups!) but, thus far, aside from our … [Read more...]

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Agua – A simple request


There is something truly magical about the first time your child looks at you, and with language as clear as day, asks for something. That happened to me for the first time tonight. Soleil was … [Read more...]

October & Halloween


Time is going by entirely TOO FAST! It seems like just yesterday we were posted up in Lima, Peru celebrating Soleil's first Halloween. Yes, we dressed little Soleil Trujillo up as my favorite beer, … [Read more...]

Save the Boobies! Save the World?

Hippy Sol and I

I was sitting in a Mexican restaurant eating chips and salsa across the table from my former boyfriend, who, for the sake of brevity, we will call Dipshit.  I reached over to grab another chip when I … [Read more...]

Life is so good…


We're really loving life right now. Being posted up for a few months in Mendoza is turning out to be a really, really good decision. We have fallen in love with this town. This area is just off … [Read more...]

Sol’s Birthday Party Photos


I woke up on Sol's birthday at my normal 7am, and was shocked to see that Stevie was already awake. She was sitting on the edge of the bed making a birthday party to-do list. Apparently she had been … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday Soleil – We Did It For The Wild


I wrote this blog post as a present for Soleil on her 1st birthday. This is the story of how she came to live the nomad life. -Stevie = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = … [Read more...]

4 Year Anniversary of Sprinter Life


Four years ago I talked Stevie into moving in with me.  We had already been living together in Venice, but I had something different in mind.  By "in", I meant into my van, which, in a lonely way, I … [Read more...]

Daily Life – Mendoza


It's been a pretty up and down week. We spent most of the time getting settled into our new apartment. This was exciting. It's been nine months since we've had a place to sprawl out. Although … [Read more...]

Settling into Mendoza…


Well, it's official. One of my best friends and old climbing partner, Beckett "The Dragon" Honiker, just bought a ticket to meet us in Northern Patagonia at the end of January. Our mission is to … [Read more...]

Aloha Mendoza


After our long and arduous trip back from the States to Santiago, Chile, we still had to drive back across the Andes mountains to Mendoza, Argentina. When we finally arrived, we checked into our … [Read more...]

Crashing Sites and Crossing Borders


Well, it's been an interesting week. Our previous post on Fukushima, (remember here), went viral a few hours after being posted. It quickly became the most read Sprinter Life post of all … [Read more...]

Ruta 40 – Part #2 – WINE


Every week or so we turn in a big bag of laundry to a little laundry tienda, and pick it up 24 hours later. What we get back NEVER equals what we turn in. When we packed up to leave our last hostel … [Read more...]

Ruta 40 – Part #1


So far we are in love with Argentina! After laxing around Tilcara near the border for a few days, we packed up and headed south to Salta, the first major town. As we cut our altitude from 10,000 feet … [Read more...]