Wanting To Disappear. The Ugly Side Of Life Online

It’s 3AM and I am upset.  Frustrated.  Sad.  I kind of want to disappear from every possible online presence I can.  I have been sitting here for at least 30 minutes trying to think of reasons why I shouldn’t.  Sounds pretty dramatic I know, but when I feel overwhelmed with this amount of negativity, I

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. 

How My Plans Are Coming Along As We Begin 2016

Last year at this very same moment I was putting ideas and plans together that, in just a short period of time, would lead me to the path I am on today.   I am absolutely amazed at how far I have come and how very ready I am to start this adventure!  I’ve set

Ending The Year With Some Questions And Answers

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Why would you give up a normal life?   Normal for one person is not normal for the next.  Some people aspire to have a large home with lots of ‘stuff’.  Some people seek to have a modest house in the suburbs with a couple of kids and doting husband.  Some prefer

I Hope You Find The Happiness In Life You’re Looking For

I was helping a coworker in another state by phone the other day.  I asked how his day was going, made a comment on the state he was in, and in turn, he asked where I was.  I replied with my typical “Unfortunately I’m stuck in Arizona right now” comment.  Most people chuckle or laugh

Birthday Bliss! Happy Birthday To Me!

Today is my birthday!   I haven’t been shy in sharing with anyone who asks that I am turning 30…  with 18 years experience.  HAHA!  I may not get cuter with age, but I sure think I’m funnier! It’s an exciting birthday because this time next year I will be on the road.   In

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