I did it. 39,583 miles around the US in a Chevy van, and have returned to Maine. The trip of a lifetime, and every day was magical. Look for an upcoming article in the Boothbay Register.
Trusted advisers tell me I'm courageous, with a tender heart. Even my son agrees. They also speak of great emotional depth, which, I think, cuts both ways. They also think I'm pretty smart, with an active imagination and a huge capacity for love.
Advisers also tell me I'm incredibly kind, but need to work on applying some of that kindness to myself. That takes practice, I am finding. We'll see how it goes. They also tell me I'm a quick study. Good thing, because I keenly understand my impatience with myself!
I disagree with a couple things in the "Personality" section here. There's more spirituality flowing than meets the eye. More independence, too. Thrifty should not be confused with a lack of generosity. Otherwise, not half bad in the accuracy department. Some of the thriftiness comes out of the lack of kindness to myself stuff, I'm learning. I'm slowly learning that I deserve to be treated well, particularly by myself...