Small House Big World

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Bounce Back.

So my last post was kind of a bummer, but it made me feel so much better to write and share and let it out. And I have some good news, I’m totally getting my mojo back. I can’t be kept down for long. Yes, life can be a rollercoaster.  Emotions are a weird and wonderful…

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Changes: An Announcement

There’s no great way to say this so I’ll just spit it out: After much deliberation Kelly and I have decided we should part ways. We made this decision a couple of weeks ago and have taken some time to let it sink in. Long story short, we greatly enjoy each other’s company, but ultimately we…

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Work + Travel: Earning a Living on the Road

Deciding to live in an RV and travel full-time was not a quick or easy decision to make. One of the big issues I had early on in process was figuring out if I would be able to support myself and make money while traveling.  Because sure, traveling the country sounds like fun, but is it affordable?…

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Finding the Right Job

Before I delve into this subject, I would like to put a disclaimer here: I do not have some miracle solution for finding the right job. I am by no means an expert. If anything, the opposite is true:  I think I made some errors along the way in trying to choose a career, and I have learned a…

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What if we Just Keep Going?

Kelly and I happened upon the idea of full time RV living while on a camping trip one weekend in April 2014. I grew up going on camping trips with my family, mostly in Michigan. Kelly had never gone camping and it was high on my list of things to do to take him. I knew he…

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It’s a No.

Finally heard back from my work about my proposal to work remotely. I got a firm and resounding no. This is disappointing for a number of reasons, most notably a) holy sh*t I am going to be jobless and penniless and oh my god I actually WILL be living in a van down by the…

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Waiting: February in Chicago

Right now Kelly and I are in limbo waiting for everything to kick off with the RV stuff. It is a tough place to be. Our beautiful Pace Arrow is braving the elements in storage in Michigan. Having to buy a fun new toy and then immediately put it back in the closet for 4…

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Decision Making

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” I had a bit of a meltdown this evening. And I use that term very loosely – nothing crazy happened. I mainly just felt kind of sad and bad and talked to Kelly about it. The last few…

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