Are Nomads Normal?

Reading time 5 minutes I’m not normal. Living the nomadic life and travel lifestyle often brings raised eyebrows when I talk about it, and I’ve been called crazy, among other things. For Western society “normal” life means having a job, a stationary home, eating 3 meals a day and then falling into bed unfulfilled and ...

The Healing Power of the Natural World

I became a nomad to connect to the healing power of nature, but in 2020 I was weary. Remember 2020? Corona Virus was just hitting, and the world was heading into a downhill slide. Then I came across my journals. Reading them took me back to my early nomad experiences, the good, the bad, and ...

Minimalism In A Mini-Van: Gaining Life By Giving Up Stuff!

Because I practice minimalism in a mini-van, it’s always a little bit of a shock for me coming off the desert where I’ve lived for 8 months, and going into a house. These days, I travel back East for the summer, living out of my van in my daughter’s back yards. Coming from minimalist living ...

The Cosmic Nomad Journey

This is a short photo diary of some of the places I've been over the years. I wish I could capture every wonderful moment! ...

Become a Nomad They Said! It’ll Be Fun They Said!

LOL! I love my nomad life, I really do. After almost 5 years on the road I was recently interviewed by the wonderful Joni Zander of TheGalavan , including a van tour of my no build minivan. I was nervous about how I’d present myself, but was thrilled with the way she portrayed my simple ...

My Interview on TheGalavan!

I recently had the honor of being interviewed with my van, the Green Beastie, by Joni the “creator and road guide” of the YouTube Channel TheGalavan. Her body of work includes sharing vans she comes across, especially those designed and built by women, on her various media channels. She also offers an interactive community on ...