10 Things – When Family Gathers For the Holiday

I just got an email from a friend who has family visiting for the Thanksgiving holiday.  It got me thinking about my family and the families of the men I now call exes.   Let’s just say I have had some interesting family gatherings over the years.   Here is a list of things, from all

Living In A Van Down By The River… Maybe

A month ago, if you would have told me I would consider anything other than a very small Class C motorhome for my travels next year, I would have told you that you didn’t know me very well.  I keep my mind open to every option, but some just seem more realistic than others.  

12 Things You Understand If You Move A Lot

As I gleefully (yes I said ‘gleefully’) plan my life of full-time travel, I remember what is has been like throughout my life as someone who frequently relocated.  It started when I was just a baby and carried right over into my adult life.  I’ve never really settled down, and I like it.  It’s almost

What Is The Best Day Of Your Life?

I am one of those annoyingly optimistic people.  I definitely have down days and have been known to become frustrated with situations just like everyone else, but I make a concerted effort to overcome those feelings and work to see the positive in every situation.  It can take me a minute, but I am serious

What Is Your Rat Race Freedom Number?

I participated in a 90 minute Google Hangout with Nick Loper of Side Hustle Nation last night.  I am in a small group of people who are participating in Nick’s 2nd “Plan, Launch, Hustle” Challenge and have just completed the very first week.  During the week, Nick has been guiding us through a series of tasks intended

Old Friends, New Friends, Future Friends And Hugs!

I’m really focused on preparing my life for traveling full-time next year and a couple of friends have noticed.  I’m simply not around as much.  After working a full-time job, then spending the majority of my spare time focusing on my ‘side hustles‘, there isn’t much time left for socializing.  Luckily I have a very

Mobile Income And Working On The Road

When I was in the infancy stages of deciding on mobile living, I thought about living and working 6 months in one location, then going to another spot for 6 months, and repeating that cycle indefinitely.  I planned to keep my current job and just transfer to locations in other states as often as they would