From Vanlife to Sticks’n’Bricks Re-entryHey there cats’n’kittens. Cats are on my mind a lot. Because we just got one last fall. He’s still a bit of a kitten. He’s cute. And I have a point. After a year and a half wandering the roads, Jeff and I settled down, got a quirky little... read more
Two Weeks in Washington’s Olympic Peninsula in Our Honda Odyssey Minivan CamperWe’re in northern Minnesota, enjoying the fall color on lovely Lake Vermillion (my ‘hometown’) but have been thinking fondly of our swing through Oregon and Washington in August. While we fell in love with the Oregon coast, we also thought Washington... read more
My Vanlife Minimalist WardrobeSo Jeff and I have been camped out at my mom’s house in northern Minnesota for the last few days, which means that after six months on the road, it’s time to take stock of my vanlife semi-minimalist (by necessity) wardrobe. Long time readers will know how much I... read more
Top 8 Things Learned After Six Months Living on the Road with a Man and Basset in a Minivan.
It’s September and Jeff and I are heading back east, having recently celebrated an important #vanlife milestone… August 22, 2018, was our six-month anniversary of heading out to live on the road in our converted Honda Odyssey mini-campervan (take a tour!).
Since we ventured out, we’ve definitely learned a few lessons. We’ve relaxed on a few non-negotiables (see also: how much dust on one basset hound am I capable of overlooking?) And we’ve probably gotten more uptight on a few topics that used to be taken for granted (how much drinkable water and usable wet wipes are on hand come to mind).read more