tiernaywest has posted some adventurer truths in her journal.
I especially like:
You have to start somewhere, en route to the far reaches of the earth.
Sometimes, an adventurer needs rescuers and guides and outside advice. But sometimes, she has to follow her own instincts.
I fear this one may be over-optimistic, but am holding out hope it isn’t:
School is so strange. When you grow up, you can adventure full time instead.