Hard Truths and a Reality Check About My Nomadic Identity

This past weekend, I was so excited. I hadn’t been to my campsite up at Nicolet National Forest since December. And it was two months before that when there wasn’t snow on the ground. I’ve been waiting seven months to do some camping! I monitored snow coverage maps for weeks, waiting impatiently for the snow to melt. Then I waited Read More …

Welcome to the Freak Show

During my trip, I felt undeserving of the title “crust punk” or “gutter punk” because I had a cushy truck with air conditioning. I was living a more comfortable life than the other punks I had met. But now that the trip is over and I’ve settled into my new temporary living conditions, I think I have earned the title. Read More …

Summaries of Days 15-18 – Nature, the Sculptor

The longer I remain out here, the more I feel as one with Nature. Route Updates Day 15: Hoh Rainforest, a beach cove near the Pacific Ocean, Mt. Rainier, Mt. St. Helens Day 16: Mt. St. Helens, Portland Day 17: Portland, Mt. Hood National Forest Day 18: Mt. Hood, Crater Lake National Park, Redwood National Park The Travel Trailer Solution Read More …

Nicolet National Forest

Remy and I went on a camping trip this weekend. I realize that’s a strange thing to say on a Saturday. We got a head start by leaving very early yesterday morning and we stayed for over 24 hours. But I decided to end the trip early on account of a few issues. Camping Woes The first problem was the rain – Read More …