Four Years of GDTR

Today’s our four-year nomadiversary! Since the day we drove away from the house and never went back, we’ve stayed at more than 200 places and I’ve written almost 700 posts about them. Here are a handful of posts that are memorable to me, but, truthfully, the new random button on the homepage comes up with […]

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Coming Down from Alaska

I’m a real sap when it comes to that Kris Kristofferson song, “Sunday Morning Coming Down.” The chorus goes: On the Sunday morning sidewalk Wishing, Lord, that I was stoned. ‘Cause there’s something in a Sunday Makes a body feel alone. There ain’t nothing short of dying Half as lonesome as the sound On the […]

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Crafty Nomad (kind of)

It’s a chilly, rainy day in south Texas, so I’m looking around inside for something to do that’s moderately productive. This is where “craft” enters my vocabulary; in my before life I used that word only after “beer.” Another oddity: I have time on my hands but very little space. I can’t garden, or do […]

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2022 in Photos

January: Mars (Southwest Arizona) February: Southern Arizona March: Western Arizona April: Southern California May: California Coast June: Oregon, Washington Coast July: British Columbia, Alberta August: Winnipeg, Ontario, Minnesota September: The Midwest October: Tennessee November: Arkansas & Louisiana December: Louisiana & Texas

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Blogging in Dark Times

As I write this, I’m thinking about the war in Ukraine. Yet, almost two years ago, I wrote about the weirdness of “living on vacation” and writing about it when the rest of the world seems like it’s on fire (George Floyd had just been killed). I’ve blogged about my nomadic life during the worst […]

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