July & August 2018 Costs of Being a Nomad

We have completed our 7th month of tracking every single one of our expenses. It can be quite a chore while we are here in Atlanta this summer house sitting and living it up in the big city, but I’ve always wondered where all the money goes so quickly and now through meticulous record keeping …read more

July & August 2018 By The Numbers

July – August 2018. We are adding up the numbers of our lives again – I like numbers. They can be fun. And when you start breaking things down into numbers they can become especially insightful or sometimes just plain weird. Here are a few fun number facts I found on the internet: 53 – …read more

Many Moons Ago Monday – Joshua Tree

This post is a Many Moons Ago Monday — which means the events that we are presenting here today are not current, they actually happened many moons ago. In this post we pick up after we left Borrego Springs in March of 2017, 18 full moons ago… March 9 – 12, 2017. Many, many, many …read more

Fuhgoddaboudit Friday – Borrego Springs

March 8, 2017. This post is a Fuhgoddaboudit Friday — which means the events in this post happened so long ago we almost fuhgoddaboudit. But luckily we have been able to reach back deep into the recesses of our minds and pluck out a few memories to share with you. We are picking up right …read more

May & June 2018 Costs of Being a Nomad

May & June 2018. This is our second post about tracking our expenses and our 5th month actually making a note of everything we spend. This exercise wasn’t so hard on the road since we spent money in fewer places and were usually in or near the van where my little tracking journal lives every …read more

May & June 2018 By The Numbers

May – June 2018. As a way to keep up with the blog over the summer when we aren’t traveling and working hard to make money for more travels, I am going to start doing a regular (hopefully) numbers post documenting what we have been doing the previous month(s). Numbers can be fun. And when …read more

Radio Waves

April 21, 2018. Sorry. No pics from our first radio antenna site. Antennas of the Deep Space Network are in a secure site near Barstow, CA, and the public is no longer allowed access to them. But there is a nice museum in Barstow with interactive displays about their use. Along with sister antennas in …read more

The Ancients

April 18 – April 19, 2018. Duwan calls it “hundering”. It’s a mixture of hunting and wandering, often triggered by a chance conversation with a fellow traveler. Back at Gold Butte I was practicing accordion songs. I thought our only neighbor was out 4-wheeling, and was surprised when he came over to listen. As we …read more