Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

Sitting here today, I would describe myself as a man who has tasted true freedom and desperately wants to return to life on the road. Or – at least – to have the freedom once again to travel on a whim. It is possible. I know several people who have made it work. Some of them run location-independent businesses and 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 …

My [Mostly] Completed Battle Jacket

This is my battle jacket – that I began before my road trip, and now completed (for all intents and purposes). Featured Patches The jacket features my favorite horror-comedy movies, including Deathgasm (back patch), Dead Alive, Ghostbusters, and Evil Dead. Other patches allude to my road trip, Necrophilia, and other philosophies. Missing Patches I’m thinking about getting an Apocalyptica patch, Read More …