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Episode 14: Enough


Cecelia spirals out of control in the search for something deep within, falls into the wrong type of business, and struggles to escape. But first, she has to want to leave. If this episode resonates with you, there is help.

Episode 13: Predicting the Future


Keith and Jacqui try to predict the future everyday... using balloons (and a lot of other technology). Their task is actually deeply scientific, and their stories show that it's never too late to re-invent yourself.


"I try not to sit in it too long. You know? Don't know if I'll get out." Cincinnati, OH


"Everyone here is so nice- all the people and the vendors. I really like it." Cincinnati, OH


"I used to sell dental implants, and my job transferred me here. I was watching a TV show on food trucks, and I had an idea. So, I started researching it all. When I started, there were days when I [...]

Episode 12: Is it worth it?


Chris is chef/owner of Cook and Dagger Restaurant in Greenville, Rhode Island. He's doing everything right but still asks the question: am I going to make it? BJ is the chef/owner of Red Sesame Korean BBQ food truck in Cincinnati, Ohio who just opened a brick and mortar version of the truck, and he's asking the same question.

Episode 11: Not All Who Wander Are Lost


Tom from Wales hikes 1100 miles, and what begins as a nature adventure quickly becomes a test of physical and mental strength. 97 year-old Earl from the US is on a similar journey.

Episode 10: Spinny Chair


Rehaan from the UK grew up in his father's medical office and ultimately ends up in medicine himself, but not by the road you would expect. Through a series of hilarious, challenging, and sometimes heartbreaking events, he discovers how the quest for the perfect chair ultimately changes his life.

Episode 9: Loved


Michelle is an international adoptee from the UK adopted in the US. As a young girl, she learned that only perfection equated safety. She works the first few decades of life toward stability before giving it all away. But why?

Episode 8: Want to see a show?


Steve is an organic chemist by day and DIY basement venue operator by night. One life is full or rules, the other seemingly existing without them. He must face the struggle of passion versus responsibility, comfort versus independence.