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Month: August 2016

Camping, Computer Bugs, Winter Approaching

Camping, Computer Bugs, Winter Approaching

Since we last wrote a bug flew into my computer according to Apple and it landed on my cooling fan where it was killed prematurely. The fan killing spread liquid onto a liquid indicator sticker that tells apple you have spilled coffee on the keyboard. Anyway, it wasn’t covered by warranty; it fell into the “abuse” category. I attempted to tell them the bug did not belong to me nor was it domesticated.  My father happened to write an e-mail…

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Our First Job – Learning How to Make Money on the Road

Our First Job – Learning How to Make Money on the Road

We have been on the road for 5 months!  (Woohoo!) While we have been brainstorming ways to make money on the road, we figured some form of labor here and there with little commitment might be a good addition.  Browsing craigslist, we found that music festivals need temporary workers for just a few days.  The upcoming Vertex music festival was being held just under seven miles from where we were camped.  We applied for jobs as bartenders with free camping…

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Young Couple on the Road – The beauty of breaking away

Young Couple on the Road – The beauty of breaking away

Neither of us lost our jobs. In fact, it was looking much more like the opposite. We were climbing the career ladder, we had 401k’s, we had a house and a big flat screen TV. We were not forced into this lifestyle due to financial constraints. We chose this life because those jobs, the house, the flat screen TV – they were killing us. We woke up to a life in ruins. Our priorities were significantly based on a wish…

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