What’s better than the life of CIA agent, traveling the world in search of adventure and the pursuit of our nation’s most strategic interests? Clearly, it’s learning how to balance raising a wee human with trying to launch a writing career—all from New York’s bucolic Hudson Valley. For more on the latter misadventures, check out The Space Between – a blog for parents who have stepped out of the main streams of their lives in the effort to find new ways to pursue their creative ambitions. You can also join The Space Between’s Facebook Group, or follow D.L. Gioe on Twitter @DLGioe.