Safety Third

Amongst my people, we say Safety Third, something I learned while working for Burning Man. It basically implies that you are responsible for your own safety, so plan accordingly. In my current life, I travel, a lot. After building and equipping my truck camping rig, (does it need a better name?) I added some safetyContinue reading “Safety Third”

Truck Camping vs. Van Life

It’s been a while since I’ve had a good rant. As I’ve progressed in building out the back of my truck, I spent a lot of time on social media, looking at other people’s builds to find ideas. I looked at both #truckcamping and #vanlife posts and found that although similar, van life and truckContinue reading “Truck Camping vs. Van Life”

Planning & Packing For The Road And The Sea

I love planning for trips. Blame Burning Man. For years I made lists and packed tote boxes preparing for multiple contingencies in the desert. I’d pack Pepto in case of a bad stomach, cold medicine, all the hand sanitizer in the world and baby wipes. I still carry all of those things when I travel.Continue reading “Planning & Packing For The Road And The Sea”

Traveling Hoops

If you’re a traveler you likely know that there are many hoops to jump these days. COVID has changed everything, including the way we travel. There are tests to take, vax cards, masks, hand sanitizer, and oh yeah, all the anxiety. Travel by air is a special kind of treat right now. At present IContinue reading “Traveling Hoops”

By Water Or By Land

For me this is what boat life is: Work, Eat, Sleep. Maybe once a week I’d get off the boat to buy snacks and other essentials. If the work is enriching, having little else to distract me is ok. At most, I might read some, pray a lot, watch a binge worthy show every night,Continue reading “By Water Or By Land”