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. 

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

The Inspiration Behind My Decision #5: Without Bound

In the months since I decided to pursue a mobile lifestyle, I have been blessed to have almost constant inspiration keeping me motivated and driven in pursuit of my goals.  I never know how or where the motivation will appear, but it can be as simple as seeing an RV pull onto the highway on

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