Impossible Choices and Dilemmas

I wish I didn’t have to choose between my friends and finding a better home. Here’s my fantasy. I’d take my closest haunt friends here in Green Bay plus everyone I met last summer on the road and form a punk community out in the woods, where I’d live out the rest of my life happily ever after. I think Read More …

Making (& Maintaining) Friends as a Nomad

It’s not always easy for nomads to make and maintain friendships. Physical proximity is – whether we like it or not – a major element of friendship. Proximity isn’t mandatory, but it is very helpful. Many people maintain legitimate long-distance friendships. But the prevalence of social media has also fooled many of us into thinking that long-distance friendships are easier Read More …

Summaries of Days 19-23 – Into the Desert

Over the past several days, I’ve been working my way down California and into the desert segment of my itinerary, where I will be spending the majority of the remainder of this trip. Route Updates Saturday / Day 19: Redwood National Park, Black Rock Desert / Burning Man Playa, Reno, Carson City, Lake Tahoe, Echo Lake Sunday / Day 20: Read More …