Are You a Radical Hippie?

My friends often refer to me as a hippie. It’s something I embrace and don’t shy away from at all.  I’m all about the peace, love, and happiness after all.  Recently however, when I told someone my plans to travel full-time, they reacted in a way that rather surprised me.  They accused me of being a

My Unlikely Airstream Love Affair

I have always loved Airstream trailers.  Despite my past towing fails and concerns about hitching/unhitching as a solo traveler, I would still love to own an Airstream.  I would happily live in a 23 ft Flying Cloud or perhaps even a 22 ft Sport, and never regret my purchase.  I am told that the quality

Crazy Facts About Me – Vegetarian and Vegan Eating

I’ll start this post by saying it won’t interest everyone.  And that’s OK.   I will also say that this aspect of my life, and my choice to be a Vegetarian/Vegan is a very personal one.  You will never find me pushing my diet on you.  I will politely answer your questions if you ask and

Throwing Dreams Into The Universe

I was looking through my ‘writing starts’ folder tonight, looking for a topic to write on for my next post, when I found a short email I sent myself from work in March: “I want to finish getting rid of everything I don’t need.  I want to put what’s left into a van or SUV

Won’t You Be Scared And Lonely On The Road Alone?

When I tell people my plans to travel full-time next year, they always have a ton of questions.  With only a few rare exceptions, the first question they ask is one of these two: Aren’t you scared? Won’t you be lonely? Honestly, it never occurred to me to be scared at first, and the minor

Mobile Living: What The Heck Do You Plan To Live In?

Mobile living is a fantastic adventure, but choosing the right home can be a daunting challenge.  After making the final decision to totally change my lifestyle and travel full time, I still can’t tell you what my mode of transportation will be when I leave in 2016.  I know it will be a camper of

Work and a Peace Cookie

My friend Steve came by my desk at work last week.  He’s a pretty down to earth and accepting guy.  Interesting too.  He’s an alchemist in his free time and has natural dreadlocks that he treats with essential oils, so he has kind of an earthy fragrance when he is in your presence.  (He smells