Income On The Road – Ways To Earn A Living

Income And Earning Money Money and a steady income are the most pressing considerations when planning any type of nomadic life.  I struggled to find relevant information during my 3-year planning process and the information I did find was less than helpful.  I have made several missteps and outright mistakes.  Hopefully, this post will help

My Birthday And Remaining 2017 Plans

My Birthday! I celebrated my 50th Birthday on Monday, November 6th.  It was a grand affair including a lavish dining experience, an abundance of expensive gifts, and the grandest cake you’ve ever seen! Ok, Ok, obviously that’s an exaggeration and not at all what I would have wanted anyway.  😉 I did have a nice brunch

Named My Van And A Brief Update

Finally Named The Van!!     Nine months after purchasing her, I have named my van.  I’ve considered several names since bringing her home in late January, but nothing ever felt right.  Picking the right name felt important to me.  I didn’t want to pick a name I would eventually hate.  Definitely didn’t want anything that seemed cool

A Windshield Story – When Glass Cracks

Windshield Trouble I woke up right at 8 AM this morning and after getting cleaned up, headed to Mission Bay to have breakfast.  Going to the gym and getting a shower was on the agenda, but I wasn’t feeling any rush to go.  I ate, read the news, checked the weather forecast, chatted with a

When A Monster Needs Their Mom

Monster Mom Reporting For Duty My adult child does not like being mentioned on my blog (which is why I always refer to the nickname “Monster”) but I wanted to clarify the ‘why’ in my current plans.  As much as I can anyway.  Basically, my kid has a medical issue and needs my help.  So

If You Won The Lottery, Would You Still…?

Ahhh, the Lottery question.  A surprisingly common question coming from both friends and strangers alike.  Most nomads and vandwellers have heard it more times than we can count.  I often wonder if people are trying to test our resolve when they ask us.  Perhaps they want to find out how dedicated we are.  Maybe they

Organization, Weather, and The San Diego Zoo

Today We’re Talking about Organization, Weather, and The San Diego Zoo. Nearly two months have passed since I moved into the van and came to San Diego.  Things are going extremely well but I’m past due for an update!