WORLD EXPEDITIONS
Adventure Magazine|April 2020
When reality gets too much, dreams help us to survive
Natalie Tambolash

Who would have thought that we would be sitting here today in a world that changed overnight. Where today, is an incredibly different today from yesterday, and where tomorrow still brings with it many unknowns. Some of us relish in the adventure, grab it with both hands, excited for the changes, adapting to the new reality and ready to explore. Some of us struggle to adapt, living with the fear of the unknown, anxious, uncertain, wondering what next. No matter where you sit right now on this current new adventure we are all in….take a moment. Breathe in. Sit back and dream for a moment of where you might want to go to next.

It seems that as kids, we were better at dreaming than what we are now. We would go into our own world, where we would think about who we would marry, what kind of house we would live in, would we have a cat or a dog, what we would do when we grew up, what kind of cake we would have for our birthday, and well, what exotic destinations we would travel to. For some of us, it was a rocket to the moon. For others, it was camping during the holidays along the river. No matter how big or small, we dreamed and for that moment, we escaped our reality. The game of life was ours and we could make it whatever we wanted.

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