Apocalypse Now, Please

Lately, I find myself praying for an apocalyptic event. Half of the obstacles between me and living in the Forest full-time are my lack of survival skills. The other half of obstacles are societal rules and expectations. If we endured an apocalyptic event, the second half of obstacles would likely vanish overnight. And I don’t like people. An event that Read More …

Coping with Competing Passions

I’m pleased to report that my head is in a slightly better place this week than it was last week. Last week, I was severely depressed¬†– nearly suicidal, even – mostly because I was back in Green Bay and was unable to see a clear path back to the happiness I experienced on the road. This week, I’m still depressed, Read More …

Five Weeks That Ruined My Life

I look back on my North American Road Trip with great fondness. Over the course of five weeks, I gained experiences and memories that I will cherish for the rest of my life. I do not regret taking the trip. Nor do I regret quitting my job or selling my house. But in the thirty nine days that have passed Read More …

Twelve Month Incarceration

It has been a week since I began my Green Bay apartment lease and my twelve month incarceration. I have not had much time to dwell on my new situation. I have been busy this week moving and unpacking. You Call This Minimalism?! After all of the stuff I got rid of in the past year and a half, it Read More …