Detox

A few things have happened over the past few days that have renewed my commitment to removing sources of toxicity and drama from my life. I don’t think there’s anything I’m about to say in this post that is new – neither in experiences or observations. All of this is old hat. I just think I may have finally reached Read More …

Taking Political Correctness Too Far

I hate to admit it, but the folks on the right are… well, right – when they accuse the left of being neurotically, overly-sensitive. Let Dogs Be Dogs I got on this topic at the dog park of all places. Every time I take Remy there, I love to play with the other dogs, and I especially love the affectionate Read More …

An Open Letter to “Normies”

In my effort to teach my old self some new tricks, I was poking around on Google the other day and typed “how to survive as a drifter” into the search bar. These following three results caught my eye and are the purpose of this post. What It’s Like Living as a Crust Punk Reddit: I want to become a Read More …

Reflections of a Rubber Tramp, One Month Into a New Job (and One Week Into a New Home)

Yesterday, I drove to work along my new route from my new home, and I passed by a Motel 6. I suddenly became nostalgic for the days when a stay at a Motel 6 was a luxury. What, with their flat beds, hot water, and ice machines – they were an oasis during my rubber tramping days. Honestly, it doesn’t Read More …

The Romanticism of the Road

No one can say with absolute certainty what the future holds in store for us. We can use our knowledge and experience to predict the future, but there is always a degree of uncertainty. Only time will tell if I have made the right decisions in quitting my job, selling my home, and getting rid of most of my stuff. Most Read More …