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 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

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