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Life living in a van

September 2020 Cost of Being a Nomad

We have finally left Montana. Right now (9/30) we are sitting in a library in Rapid City, South Dakota This is our third day in the library and we will probably return tomorrow. Luckily, it is a really nice library….

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August 2020 Cost of Being a Nomad

It is hard to believe we spent the whole month of August in Montana. We hung out some more with our friends Ellen and Scott who are traveling their tiny Scamp camper, visited Glacier National Park, went kayaking 5 times,…

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July 2020 Cost of Being a Nomad

So we had another big expense month. But it was supposed to be even bigger. Since I needed to get contact lenses before my current prescription ran out, I thought it might be a good time for Greg to get…

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June 2020 Cost of Being a Nomad

We did a bit more traveling in the month of June, leaving Utah, heading north through Nevada and on into Idaho – our first new state in the 3 1/2 years we have been roaming around in Ballena Blanca. Since…

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Bryce Canyon National Park

May 27 – June 2, 2020. Bryce Canyon National Park is full of interesting birds, beautiful flowers, adorable critters, and oh yeah – lotsa amazing rocks! Although we have been to Utah many times we had never visited Bryce since…

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Sedona

May 13 – May 24, 2020. I got lost in the woods alone. This was annoying. Not just because I was lost but because by becoming lost I ended up not avoiding the very thing I was trying to avoid…

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May 2020 Cost of Being a Nomad

We are National Park Citizens again! OK, really we just got a new $80 park pass but in getting it I felt somehow relieved and whole once more. We had been without a pass for nearly 4 weeks. And I…

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COVID-19, Birding, & Guest Blogging

Since Greg and I have started traveling we have found that we are not always in control of what comes next. So many things have changed oupr path since we broke ties with living in just one location. House sitting,…

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April 2020 Cost of Being a Nomad

I thought this was going to be one of the easiest expense posts I had ever done. We didn’t walk into a store in April until the 15 and weren’t planning on hitting another store until May 1 after another…

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March 2020 Cost of Being a Nomad

So March was weird, wasn’t it? The beginning of the month was spent being somewhat cautious about the COVID-19 outbreak. We were still planning an epic trip to Alaska, catching up on the blog, and taking advantage of having friends…

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