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Roswell, Aliens, X-files, Oh My! (Our Cross Country Trip)

Roswell, Aliens, X-files, Oh My! (Our Cross Country Trip)

So, Nancy and I were just hanging around in Flagstaff, AZ this past June when she said to me, completely out of the blue, “Hey let’s take a trip back to the East Coast!”  Ummmm OK! Since we both have family back in NY state that we hadn’t seen in way too long, I ...
Why Are Some People So Jealous Of Nomads?

Why Are Some People So Jealous Of Nomads?

Since the beginning of my nomadic journey I’ve heard these words over and over again:  “I’m So Jealous!”  In the beginning, when someone said that to me I would laugh hysterically (internally of course) and think, “OH HONEY, if you only knew!”  There Are Times Of Misery In the Life Of A Nomad That Are ...
The Healing Power Of Nomadism

The Healing Power Of Nomadism

When was your last hit of dopamine? If you’ve recently experienced pleasure or satisfaction, more than likely a sweet dose of dopamine was involved. This summer I spent a few months living in my family’s backyard, my van parked on a beautiful tree-ringed spot on the banks of the Mettowee River.  I LOVED being back ...
Dirty Nomads??

Dirty Nomads??

One of the most common misconceptions about nomads is that we’re disgusting. We’re filthy dirty, we don’t believe in showers, we stink. I’m here to bash those rumors! I’ve been on the road for two years, and I have never, EVER, met a stinky nomad. (Hmmm, maybe I’m the stinky nomad?) So, if we go ...
Tame The Tiger – Don’t Get Stuck In Fear

Tame The Tiger – Don’t Get Stuck In Fear

To Our Primitive Fear Brain, Radical Change Feels Literally Life-Threatening. Fear, as the “fight, flight or freeze” response, allowed our delicate species to stay alive in primitive times, saving our precious asses when humans were considered a gourmet meal for large toothy predators.  It was handy keeping us alive in the primal forest, but in ...
I’m In Love

I’m In Love

The Earth is My Home, and at Times I Visit Rooms Inside Four Walls.  I hardly noticed the transition, but after two years as a nomad, it’s my new normal. It used to be the opposite. Nature was a place I visited, sometimes for as long as a week or two, but home was within ...

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