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Meeting up with tweek`

We left the warm embrace of the wifi from which we posted about our stay on Skyline Drive to venture into the depths of West Virginia, to meet a long-time irc friend of Sarah’s, who goes by tweek` on irc. Plans had been made, though fuzzy, and we hoped that armed with an address and…

The beautiful view

The Shenandoahs

The past few days have been spent in the Shenandoah national park.  The night before heading up on skyline drive we stayed in Shenandoah river state park. Once heading up onto skyline drive, we did not get very far.  The stunning overlooks kept us pulling over and we only made it to Matthew’s arm campground,…


From the Beach to the Mountains

Arriving in Nags Head, NC with no trailer and all of our worldly possessions piled into our minivan felt like defeat. This was washed away by the beauty of the beaches of the Outer Banks in North Carolina, and the carefree schedule of a family vacation. We had to decide between sticking it out a…


Murphy’s Law

If anything can go wrong, it will… right? We were scheduled to leave Houston on August 12th. Prior to that, we brought our vintage canned ham to a trailer shop to get the bearings looked at. After a week they had done no work, and claimed we told them not to work on the trailer….

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Our new vintage camper

Our search for a camper and tow vehicle was full of dead end after dead end. We added up how much it was going to cost us to change over our lifestyle, and how much we would be able to make from selling off our possessions, and determined that we had a very limited budget…


Formation of a plan

Roughly six weeks ago, we went on a spur of the moment trip to Big Bend National Park. On the return visit we started a chain of thought that’s lead us to the decision to radically change our life.  We have decided that were paring down our worldly belongings and commitments so that we may live in a…

Big Bend Mirror

A Shared Dream

Restlessness sets in any time we are in one place for too long. One day we threw some supplies into the car and drove west. There was no destination in mind, only a desire to see something new. The exhilaration of exploring the natural beauty all around us, of coming up with the plan as we…