Staying on the road full-time seems to be a true test of creativity. What skills do you have? How can you monetize those skills in a way to allow you to spend more of your life living and less of it working? When Jacqui and I figure out the answer, I'm sad to say, it probably won't help you. But if you figure it out, it probably wouldn't work for us either.Read More
With seven grease-covered days behind us, Jacqui and I finally paused to proudly observe our completed motor installation. It was late in the day and we were exhausted, which added to our decision to wait until morning to start up the engine. After all, with a conversion of this magnitude, there were bound to be hiccups and I didn’t want discovering them to pollute my night’s sleep.
Little did I know, any start up issues we were about to encounter would pale in comparison to what was lurking in our near future.
For Jacqui and I the evil, imaginary metronome that represents time was ticking. Last year after the Dolphin crashed and we purchased the then-unnamed PennyWagon, we got ourselves a one year Mexican Car Insurance plan, and now that year is drawing to a close.Read More
I know I left our last blog post on a bit of a cliffhanger, but I’m here to assure you Jacqui and I have not given up on our adventure. We are still enthusiastic to see all the wonderful things to come on this trip and are prepared to take on the hardships that will inevitably come with them.Read More
Spacious. Magical. Freedom. Perhaps strange things for someone who lives in a 15ft van to admire. However for the first time since Jacqui and I crossed the border, that 15ft was all ours. Don’t get me wrong we loved all our guests and hope to have more down the road, but with the sudden change of pace, we both vegged for a few days.Read More
This past weekend Jacqui and I loaded up the Van and drove nearly 500 miles to Bend, Oregon. The event was Descend on Bend, a Westfalia get together that we so rebelliously ascended upon.Read More