Overcoming Doubt and Facing Fear Head On

The Cambridge English Dictionary defines doubt as follows: “a feeling of not knowing what to believe or what to do, or the condition of being uncertain.” Doubt itself is a byproduct of fear.  Fear of failure, fear of losing, fear of falling short of goals, etc.   Every individual has a different capacity for risk taking,

The 12 Days of RV Christmas

My Parents and The 12 Days of RV Christmas

Perhaps it was because we lived in San Francisco/Oakland at the height of the hippie movement in the 60’s, but now that I am an adult, I realize my parents had a different way of thinking than most friends parents. 

Meet The NomadiCats: Basil and Freddie

In “The Inspiration to Full-Time” series of posts, I shared the various epiphanies that led to my decision to travel full-time.  The Minimalists and The Office Hobo being 2 of the first major influences.  What I didn’t detail in those blog posts was the influence my cats, Basil and Freddie, had (and continue to have)

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

Post Birthday Weekend Summary

In case you were wondering, and even if you weren’t, I had a lovely Birthday and weekend.  I didn’t do anything exciting, but I got several unexpected surprises.  First my coworkers got me a lovely card and wrote some beautiful words inside.  The kindness of some of those words even brought me to tears once

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