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A Life Well Lived

The rules we grew up with about how the world works are rapidly changing. It's now possible to travel full-time before retirement. Work can be more fulfilling than just paying the bills. And "success" is being defined less by how big a person's bank account is, and more by how satisfied they are with their life.

Too many people settle for just surviving, but you're not one of them. It's time to define for yourself what success looks like. It's time to dust off those long set-aside dreams, and truly live.

Latest Posts

Six Month Review: Living in a Hiker Trailer

July 14, 2019 | 6

The last weekend in June is the first official Hiker Trailer Rally, which takes place near Eleven Mile State Park in Colorado. I arrive on Thursday the 27th to help hold the boondocking spot with Todd and Joe, the event…

Colorado Boondocking with Friends

July 5, 2019 | 14

My first couple days back in the US, I’m sick. This doesn’t come as a surprise, it’s pretty common to catch a cold in an airport. But the timing leads me to believe that I probably caught this particular bug…

Five Things I Do to Avoid Going Stir Crazy in my Teardrop Camper

June 26, 2019 | 5

I came to the realization while offroading in my friend’s Ford Raptor the other day that the cab of her truck is roughly the same size as the living quarters of my teardrop trailer. Now admittedly, the Raptor is a…

Back to the US

June 18, 2019 | 34

I slowly tick off the ‘lasts’ in Costa Rica. My last evening volunteer shift. My last time out surfing. My last home cooked meal from Randy. Before I know it, it’s my last day at Wild Sun Rescue Center. May…

The Benefits of a Dramatic Change

June 10, 2019 | 42

For anyone who missed the memo, I’m back traveling in my teardrop in the US again! But I still have some catching up to do from Costa Rica, so here’s another travelogue from my time there. Living at Wild Sun…

What to Pack for an Extended International Trip

June 2, 2019 | 13

Phew, I’m back from Costa Rica! I still have at least one more post about things I did while there, but as I just finished unpacking, today I thought I’d share a revised list of what I actually used/found useful…

"Not all those who wander are lost."

— J. R. R. Tolkien

The Guides

Solo Full-time RVing On A Budget

A condensed guide designed to get you on the road as a full-time RVer sooner rather than later. With it comes ten pages of worksheets to make the process less overwhelming. This is the resource I wish I would have had back when my story was beginning.

The Little Guide To Dreaming Big

A practical book that walks you through the six major steps needed to turn your dreams into a reality, and provides solutions to eight common obstacles that people face along the way. Applies to a wide variety of dreams, but perfect for the big, scary ones.