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One journey ends, another begins

If you have followed this blog you know we haven't been posting many new adventures in a while, just a trickle of articles for the…

Exploring the Civil War in The American South

Heads up:  This article contains strong political views on serious subjects as well as some harsh images of war. To my reckoning, the American Civil…

2017: Is the year of…

So, instead of new years resolutions, I do themes for the year. Picking a theme helps me reflect on where I want to go in…

Co-Enabling Adventure

Trail and I are very different from one another in personality. While we very often like the same things, we approach them in very different…

Airstream Thanksgiving: A year of travel, a night of thanks

Thanksgiving holds extra significance for us now. When we set out on our traveling adventure we stuck around Seattle long enough to celebrate the 2015…

Celebrating 14 years of being Hitched

Today, Anne (Trail) and I have been married 14 years. I'm writing this the day before our anniversary and reflecting on the meaningfulness of our…

One year of living in an Airstream

It's now been more than a year since we moved into our Airstream. It seems like a good time for a little reflection on where…

Pirates vs. Wenches

Ere we set forth from the shores of Wyoming proper, Trail an' meself set our eyes on a bit o sport in the landlocked port…

Glacier National Park: Many Glacier

Many Glacier in Glacier National Park, feels like the Swiss alps. Extensive mountains, live glaciers, and crystal lakes provide a striking backdrop to any hike,…

Hitch Interviewed

A fine gent by the name of Heath Padgett asked me to do an interview for his podcast: The RV Entrepreneur. He normally interviews folks…

Thoughts on Conservation and Exploitation

When visiting national parks I can't help but think about the general topic of conservation, the nature of life, and humanity. Exploitation of nature is…

Tea With Your Travel Sir?

Yes, please! One cream and two sugars if you will. Ahhhh, that's delicious! My love affair with tea goes back to my childhood though I can't point to…

Kia’s Six Month Check In

Hello. I've not written on the blog before. My name is Kia, or more properly High Honeybear Princess Kia Thisledew the Silky-Soft. I am a…

Trail’s Six Month Check In

Has it been six months already? It feels so long ago since we've already seen so much and done so many things. I do remember…

Hitch’s Six Month Check In

Trail had the notion that as we have just passed 6 months as full timers we should each create a post about how things were going…

Dealing With Adversity: Hitch Style

I think everyone faces life's challenges in different ways. I didn't truly understand this until I was married and was able to intimately observe someone…

Becoming a “Truck Person”

Setting out on this adventure I was curious to discover what personal changes I would undergo. Typically while we often hope for one change or…

Death and Taxes (Hold the Death)

I've done my own taxes since I was first on my own, I think at the age of 19. In the early day's I was…

Hitch vs High Anxiety

Generally, I am a chill dude, not prone to worry or anxiety. In the fight or flight spectrum, I tend strongly towards fighting. Not so…

Perfect Moments

Driving back from visiting the Salton Sea today I was struck by a singular wave of emotion. I'm not sure exactly what triggered it. The weather…

Slow Motion: Lingering in Southern California

Since Christmas we've been moored at my long time friend Tom's home in beautiful southern California. Tom is a kind soul and invited us to…

Traveling on your Stomach

One think I share with a great many people is my love for food. It's simply one of life's great pleasures and my passion for…

A theme for 2016

I've never been one for new years resolutions but I do feel the urge each year to make some change of direction for the new…

Airstream Cats: Kia & Keckovar

Introductions Kia is a tiny american short-hair tabby-calico with incomparably soft fur and sharp claws. Kia likes to patrol for shadow creatures, ghosts and other…

Thanksgiving!

In a few days, we head off into our maiden voyage, but before that, we spent Thanksgiving with our favorite people and longtime friends on…

Life in the slow lane

Life in the slow lane sums up a fair bit of trailer life. In the literal sense you tend to drive in the slow lane…

The House is Sold!

So we sold our house. This was the first house I’ve owned and thus the first I’ve sold so I didn’t know going into it…

Learning to Be a Minimalist

I think it was in the last few years where I noticed a trend of needing less stuff in my life, and wanting more experiences…

Where the Road Will Lead Us

After I tell people what we are doing, a common question I get is, “Where will you go first?” We have yet to make firm…

How We Made the Decision to Be Full Time Airstream Travelers

Trail (Anne) really likes traveling and for quite some time her appetite has outstripped my financial wherewithal and available time off. Both of us have somewhat…

Pulling Up Roots

In the midst of the maelstrom of estate sales, garbage disposal, massive financial transactions and spending time with friends I pondered the metaphor of pulling…