Bump In The Road – Does It Wake You Up Or Stop You?

I hit a bump this week.  Actually, I hit the bump in early January.  I have just been slow to rise up and also bump my head on the ceiling of realization.  It’s been a pretty rough couple of weeks, but I think my Grandmama’s passing made me recognize I have dropped my own ball,

Birds of a Feather Nomad Together

Birds of a feather flock together.  Remember that saying?  I think we nomads are sometimes a bit like birds.  We have built a supportive community around us, traveling both solo and together, adventuring to different locations depending on the weather, and taking advantage (in a good way) of the natural resources available to us. 

Love And Healing Energy For Happily Houseless

This is not the blog post I had prepared to post this morning.   The one I prepared yesterday afternoon was quickly put on the back burner last night after dinner. As I normally do daily, I pulled up my subscription feed on YouTube after dinner last night.  The first videos that always get watched, and

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 participating in a “Plan, Launch, Hustle” Challenge.  Nick has guided us through a series of tasks intended to help in identifying a potential ‘side hustle’. (AKA side business)  One that suits

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

The Inspiration Behind My Decision #4: The Doers

There are dreamers and there are doers.  Then there are the dreamers who are hell-bent on becoming doers.   I am in hell-bent category. “God willin’ and the creek don’t rise” as my Granny used to say. Even before the Office Hobo epiphany, I had begun researching travel trailer living options, but I was looking at

The Inspiration Behind My Decision #2: The Map

In March of this year (2015), someone sent me a link to an article with a map.  But this wasn’t an ordinary map.  This was the map of my future.  It charted a trip around the country, hitting every single state in the lower 48.  This had to happen in my life.  Sooner than later. The